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A ceremony to hoist a golden umbrella, diamond orb and pennant shape vane atop Nan Oo Pagoda at the Nan Oo Home for the Aged, Nan Daw Kyun Village, in Danubyu Township in Ayeyawady Region, was held yesterday.

Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker U Win Myint, Speaker of Ayeyawady Region Hluttaw U Aung Kyaw Khaing, Ayeyawady Region Municipal and Religious Affairs Minister U Kyaw Myint, well-wishers, invited guests and local people attended at the ceremony.

The ceremony was opened by three times recitation of Namo Tassa. They then carried the umbrella, relics, diamond orb and pennant shape vane round the pagoda.

Then U Win Myint and well-wishers stored relics in the upper reliquary of the pagoda and hoisted the umbrella tiers atop the pagoda.

Afterwards, Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker U Win Myint and party visited the Kyaikkalunpon Pagoda, which is situated in Danuphyu Township, Ayeyawady Region.

He signed the guest of honor book and offered cash donations to the Board of Trustees, after which he received the Donation Certificate from the officials of the Board of Trustees.

Reference: GNLM

January 2, 2018