Hand-over and Opening Ceremony of Monastic School in Ayeyarwady Region through Japan’s Grass-Roots Assistance

Hand-over and Opening Ceremony of Road and Bridge between Shwe Taw – Kaw Lone Sein Villages in Kayin State through Japan’s Grass-Roots Assistance

Hand-over and Opening Ceremony of Dhamathukha Monastic Primary School in Mon State through Japan’s Grass-Roots Assistance

Hand-over and Opening Ceremony of Two Primary Schools in Taninthari Region through Japan’s Grass-Roots Assistance

Hand-over and Opening Ceremony of Two Middle Schools in Kayah State through Japan’s Grass-Roots Assistance

Hand-over and Opening Ceremony of The Community Bridge Between Inn Hmi and Ywa Gyi Villages, through Japan’s Grass-Roots Assistance

Hand-over and Opening Ceremony of new school building in Magway Region, constructed by the Japanese Government’s Grant Assistance

Hand-over and Opening Ceremony of new school building in Magway Region, constructed by Japan’s Grassroots Grant Assistance

Hand-over and Opening Ceremony of Two Schools in Yangon Region, through Japan’s Grass-Roots Assistance

 


 

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Hand-over and Opening Ceremony of Monastic School in Ayeyarwady Region through Japan’s Grass-Roots Assistance

On March 14, 2014, the hand-over and opening ceremony of Buddha Yaungchi Monastic Post Primary School in Ayeyarwady Region, constructed under the Japan’s Grass-Roots Assistance was held on site.

 

Mr. Sachio OTAKI, second secretary of the Embassy of Japan, Committee Chairman and Committee members of school construction project headed by Chief Monk Sayardaw, students and local residents attended that ceremony.

 

In his speech at the ceremony, Mr. OTAKI said that the school is the place to educate children who will take leadership in shaping the brighter future of Myanmar. Thus, education is critical for the development of Myanmar. The Government of Japan will continue to assist in education sector of Myanmar in future as well.

 

After his speech, U Thein Hlaing, Chairman of Buddha Yaungchi Monastic School explained that it used to be very difficult for children even to pass the primary level. Moreover, he also mentioned that the benefits of the improved study environment at the monastic school project will further provide access to higher education. In my childhood, however, thanks to the monastic school, many children can now finish their education in high school or even university.

 

The Japanese Government granted USD 108,221 for construction of Buddha Yaungchi Monastic School with a one-storey RC building comprised of 6 classrooms equipped school furniture and toilet.

 

It is expected that this assistance will further strengthen existing friendly relation between Japan and Myanmar for which celebrate 60th anniversary for establishment of diplomatic relation this year.

 

Buddha Yaungchi Monastic School

 

Hand-over and Opening Ceremony of Road and Bridge between Shwe Taw – Kaw Lone Sein Villages in Kayin State through Japan’s Grass-Roots Assistance

On March 5, 2014, the hand-over and opening ceremony of Road and Bridge between Shwe Taw and Kaw Lone Sein Villages in Hpa-an Township, Kayin State constructed under the Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grass-Roots Human Security Projects (GGP) was held at the project site.

 

Mr.Masahiro FUJIKAWA, second secretary of the Embassy of Japan, U Maung Maung Aye, Shwe Taw Village Tract Administrator, committee chairman and committee members of the construction project and local residents attended.

 

At the ceremony, Mr. FUJIKAWA said, I have heard that the previous bridge was wooden and short, and thus it used to block out villagers’ transport access during rainy seasons. I hope the improved road and newly constructed steel motorable bridge should bring easier access to the entire village people for their socio-economic activities.

 

On behalf of U Saw Khin Maung Myint, Minister for Transport of Kayin State, U Maung Maung Aye, Shwe Taw Village Tract Administrator, said that Myanmar was at the transition stage at the moment, and the Government of Kayin State also made a positive change to its development tasks, not only education and health sectors, but also transportation sector. Therefore this project has really contributed to the local residents for their livelihood, and we really appreciated for the assistance from the Japanese government and its people in the reform of transport sector.

 

The Japanese Government granted USD 121,564 for Road and Bridge between Shwe Taw – Kaw Lone Sein Villages in Hpa-an Township, Kayin State. It is expected that this assistance will further strengthen existing friendly relation between Japan and Myanmar in the year of 60th anniversary for establishment of diplomatic relation.

 

Road and Bridge between Shwe Taw – Kaw Lone Sein Villages

 

Hand-over and Opening Ceremony of Dhamathukha Monastic Primary School in Mon State through Japan’s Grass-Roots Assistance

On March 5, 2014, the hand-over and opening ceremony of Dhamathukha Monastic Primary School in Mawlamyaing Township, Mon State constructed under the Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grass-Roots Human Security Projects (GGP) was held at the monastic school.

 

Mr. Masahiro FUJIKAWA, second secretary of the Embassy of Japan, U Thet Win, Minister for Bamar National Race Affairs of Mon State, Dr Toe Toe Aung, Minister for Development Affairs of Mon State, U Nai Lawi Aung, Minister for Electric Power and Industry of Mon State, committee chairman and committee members of the school construction project headed by Chief Monk Sayardaw, students and local residents attended.

 

At the ceremony, Minister for Bamar National Race Affairs of Mon State, U Thet Win expressed his appreciation for the assistance from the Japanese government and its people in the reform of education sector.

 

After his speech, Mr. FUJIKAWA said that there used to be a similar education system in Japan, so-called “Terakoya”, in which monks and civil educated people taught readings and math to children and it is said that such education system contributed nation’s development. Therefore, Japanese Government would like to further continue the assistance for the education sector for further.

 

The Japanese Government granted USD 98,875 for construction of Dhamathukha Monastic Primary School with a two-storey RC building comprised of 6 classrooms equipped with toilets and school furniture.

 

It is expected that this assistance will further strengthen existing friendly relation between Japan and Myanmar in the year of 60th anniversary for establishment of diplomatic relationship.

 

Dhamathukha Monastic Primary School

 

Hand-over and Opening Ceremony of Two Primary Schools in Taninthari Region through Japan’s Grass-Roots Assistance

On February 19 and 20, 2014, the hand-over and opening ceremonies of Myeik Taung Basic Education Post Primary School in Myeik Township and Palaw No.7 Basic Education Primary School in Palaw Township, Taninthari Region, constructed under the Japan’s Grass-Roots Assistance were held at respective project sites. Mr. Kei MAEDA, Second Secretary of the Embassy of Japan, U Lwin Ko Oo, District Administrator of Myeik District, U Tin Shein, Deputy District Education Officer in Myeik and U Kyaw Swa, Township Administrator, Daw Sein Sein, Township Education Officer in Palaw and the departmental officials, respective committee members and local residents attended each ceremony.

 

At the ceremony, Mr. MAEDA said that those school projects are the special presents from the Japanese People for the children, who play important role for the future of Myanmar. He told the school children that they should do their best since education is critical for the development of Myanmar. He also pointed out that after the second world-war, Japan paid attention on education sector development and therefore it became a developed country in the world today. He also expressed his wish to the students, teachers and local residents to pay attention on maintenance of the school building for long-term utilization. Finally, he showed his wish that the students from those schools will develop their career successfully and will contribute to the establishment of brighter future of Myanmar.

 

U Lwin Ko Oo, District Administrator and U Tin Shein, Deputy District Education Officer in Myeik and Daw Sein Sein, Township Education Officer in Palaw respectively mentioned in their speeches about the current reform of education system in Myanmar and needs of the education sector during the transition period. They expressed their appreciation to the Japanese Government and its people for providing assistance in their respective town in Taninthari Region.

 

The Japanese Government granted USD123,408 for construction of Myeik Taung Basic Education Post Primary School with a two-storey RC building comprised of 10 classrooms equipped school furniture and USD107,754 for construction of Palaw No. 7 Basic Education Primary School with a one-storey RC building comprised of 5 classrooms equipped with school furniture.

 

The Government of Japan will continue to its assistance in education sector of Myanmar in future as well and it is expected that this assistance will further strengthen existing friendly relation between Japan and Myanmar for which 60th anniversary for establishment of diplomatic relation falls in this year.

 

Nwar La Woe Village Tract Basic Education Middle School
 
Lawdalay Village Basic Education Middle School in Loikaw Township

 

Hand-over and Opening Ceremony of Two Middle Schools in Kayah State through Japan’s Grass-Roots Assistance

On February 19, 2014, the hand-over and opening ceremonies of Nwar La Woe Village Tract Basic Education Middle School and Lawdalay Village Basic Education Middle School in Loikaw Township, Kayah State, constructed under the Japan’s Grass-Roots Assistance were held at respective project sites. Mr.Toshihiro WATANABE, second secretary of the Embassy of Japan, U Saw Hu Hu, Minister for Electric Power and Industry of Kayah State and the departmental officials, respective committee members and local residents attended the ceremonies.

 

At the ceremony, Mr. Watanabe said that those two school projects are the special presents of the Japanese People for the children who are important for the future of Myanmar. He advised the students of two schools not only to work hard in their lessons but also to participate actively in school activities to be a meaningful student life. Again, He expressed his wish to the students, teachers and local residents to pay attention on maintenance of the school building for long-term utilization. Finally he showed his wish that the students from those schools will grow up successfully and can contribute to the establishment of brighter future of Myanmar.

 

After his speech, Minister for Electric Power and Industry of Kayah State, U Saw Hu Hu mentioned that in the transition period, enhancing education sector is the key point leading to the development of Myanmar. He expressed his appreciation for getting assistance from the Japanese government and its people in the reform of education sector.

 

The Japanese Government granted USD102,447 for construction of Nwar La Woe Village Tract Basic Education Middle School with a one-storey RC building comprised of 4 classrooms equipped with school furniture and USD120,127 for construction of Lawdalay village Basic Education Middle School with 3 buildings of one-storey RC building comprised of 6 classrooms equipped with toilets and school furniture.

 

The Government of Japan has planned to continue its assistance in education sector of Myanmar in future as well and it is expected that this assistance will further strengthen existing friendly relation between Japan and Myanmar in the year of 60th anniversary for establishment of diplomatic relation.

 

Nwar La Woe Village Tract Basic Education Middle School
 
Lawdalay Village Basic Education Middle School in Loikaw Township

 

Hand-over and Opening Ceremony of The Community Bridge Between Inn Hmi and Ywa Gyi Villages, through Japan’s Grass-Roots Assistance

On February 18, 2014, the hand-over and opening ceremony took place for the community bridge between Inn Hmi and Ywa Gyi Villages in Kalaw Township of Shan State constructed under the Japan’s Grass-Roots Assistance.

 

The opening ceremony was attended by Mr. Toshihiro WATANABE, Second Secretary of the Embassy of Japan, U Sai Naw Kham, Minister for Transport of Shan State with responsible officials, respective committee members and local residents.

 

At the ceremony, Mr. Watanabe expressed his wish that the construction of Community Bridge will eliminate the trade barriers in transportation of agricultural products and contribute to regional economic development and improvement of living standard. He added that the year 2014 is the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between two countries and this assistance will further strengthen existing friendly relations between Japan and Myanmar.

 

After his speech, one of the local residents and representative of regional development committee mentioned that thanks to the construction of that community bridge, many trucks can reach up to the villages, and more potatoes, the major products of the region, can be exported to many places. As a result, the financial status of the local residents is expected to improve. The resident representtative expressed his deep gratitude to the Japanese Government and Japanese People for their kindness and goodwill.

 

The Japanese Government granted US$120,159 for construction RC bridge. Japanese Government plans to further support the development of infrastructure in Myanmar.

 

 


 

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Hand-over and Opening Ceremony of new school building in Magway Region, constructed by the Japanese Government’s Grant Assistance

The hand-over and opening ceremony of Kandaw Village No.4 Monastic Basic Education Middle School in Pakokku Township, Magway Region took place on February 02, 2014. It was attended by Mr. Sachio OTAKI, Second Secretary of the Embassy of Japan, Chief Monk Sayadaws of monastic schools in Pakokku Township, Chief Monk Sayadaw of Kandaw Monastic Middle School, U Thuzarta, School Building Construction Committee members, students and the local people.

 

At the ceremony, Mr. OTAKI said that school, is the place to build future of young people and, it is the essence of education system and the key mechanism for the development of Myanmar. He expressed his wishes that the students of Kandaw Monastic Middle School will grow up successfully making the most of the better education environment and create the bright future of Myanmar.

 

Chief Monk Sayadaw U Thuzarta explained the background history of this monastic school which opened twenty years ago. The school had lack of teaching space and it has been used religious buildings as the learning space of the students. Sayadaw said that he heard about the GGP scheme of the Embassy of Japan from other monastic schools in the township and he submitted the application form to fulfill the need of the school. He added that his dream came true and he was happy and proud of completion of that school and opening of that grand school building. He finally mentioned his hope that the poor students studying at his school would benefit from better education environment by using that new and grand school building.

 

The Japanese Government granted USD105,845 for Kandaw Monastic Middle School of two storey RC school building with 8 classrooms including school furniture.

 

The Government of Japan has planned to continue its assistance in education sector of Myanmar in future as well. It is expected that this assistance will further strengthen existing friendly relation between Japan and Myanmar.

 

 


 

Hand-over and Opening Ceremony of new school building in Magway Region, constructed by Japan’s Grassroots Grant Assistance

The hand-over and opening ceremony of Salin Basic Education Middle School in Salin Township, Magway Region took place on February 01, 2014. It was attended by Dr. Kan Zaw, Union Minister for National Planning and Economic Development, H.E. Mr. Mikio NUMATA, Ambassador of Japan, Dr. San Lwin, Deputy Minister for Education, U Aung Kyaw Min, Social Affairs Minister of the Government of Magway Region, Hluttaw representatives, School Building Construction Committee members, students and the local people.

 

At the ceremony, Ambassador Mr. NUMATA said that that trip was his second visit to Magway Region and he felt Salin as his hometown because of the hospitality of the local people. He had the honor of attending the school opening ceremony at Dr. Kan Zaw’s hometown and giving assistance to reconstruct a new school building at his school of young age. The Ambassador then urged the school construction committee members and town elders of Salin to pay attention on maintenance of the school for long-term utilization. Moreover, he also urged the students hard to be future leaders of Myanmar such as Dr. Kan Zaw.

 

Dr. Kan Zaw mentioned the 2nd Myanmar Development Cooperation Forum held in Nay Pyi Taw in that week concerning international assistance receiving during the time of present democracy government. He appreciated the supports given by the Government of Japan and its people which mainly contribute to the development of Myanmar. He also expressed his thanks to the GGP scheme of the Embassy of Japan, which supported new school building at his old school in 1960s.

 

The Japanese Government granted USD140,897 for Salin Basic Education Middle School of three storey RC school building with 9 classrooms including school furniture.

 

The Government of Japan has planned to continue its assistance in education sector of Myanmar in future as well. It is expected that this assistance will further strengthen existing friendly relation between Japan and Myanmar.

 

 


 

Hand-over and Opening Ceremony of Two Schools in Yangon Region, through Japan’s Grass-Roots Assistance

The hand-over and opening ceremony of two monastic schools in Mingalardon and North Okkalapa Townships of Yangon Region, took place on February 3, 2013. Mr.Ichiro MARUYAMA, Minister-Counselor of the Embassy of Japan, Sayardaw Badanta Kititarya, Chairman of Monastic Education Supervisory Committee of Yangon Region, committee chairmen and committee members of each school construction project, students and local residents attended two ceremonies.

 

At the ceremony, Mr. Maruyama wished that the students studying in those new school buildings are going to be well-educated generation in the future and to be able to contribute the development of Myanmar. He urged the students to set the individual goal for future plan. He expressed his hope that students from those schools would choose the right path to build the dream by thinking not only well-being of themselves but also well-being for societies.

 

After that speech, Sayardaw Badanta Kititarya, Chairman of Monastic Education Supervisory Committee of Yangon Region, expressed his deep gratitude for his heart for getting better learning environment and explained that it was not easy to build such a new construction building without the support of Japanese government. He also urged the students to study hard at this newly constructed school building donated by the good will from the people of Government of Japan.

 

The Japanese Government granted US$87,150 for Shwe Min Wun Monastic Post Primary School for construction of two storey RC building with 6 classrooms, school furniture and toilets, and US$100,507 for North Okkalapa Dhamamaydini Monastic Basic Middle School for construction of three storey RC building with 6 classrooms and school furniture. It is expected that this assistance will further strengthen existing friendly relation between Japan and Myanmar. Japan’s assistance to build schools under GGP scheme courts as many as 651 up to today.

 

 

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