25 January 2024
Opening ceremony of 23rd Arts and Science Research Conference was held at Naypyitaw State Academy in Nay Pyi Taw on Thursday with the attendance of Chairman of the State Administration Council, Prime Minister, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing.
At the first session, SAC Chairman Prime Minister together with SAC Joint Secretary Lt-Gen Ye Win Oo, Council members – General Mya Tun Oo and Admiral Tin Aung San, and Union Minister for Education Dr Nyunt Pe formally opened the conference by cutting the ribbon. The 2nd session continued at the hall of Nay Pyi Taw State Academy.
In his opening speech, the Prime Minister said the basic foundation for development of a country is to have abundant educated resources. So, the government is striving to build the prosperous nation with the strength of intellectual and intelligentia.
As education is the source of development, uplifting the comprehensive education sector that is nurturing the qualified human resources, is of paramount important in building the modern, developed and deciplined Union based on democracy and federalism. Organizing of research conferences and paper reading sessions could help support for education promotion efforts.
Good research works could be turned out if individual and group research as well as Joint research works have been conducted among the specialized subjects, local universities and foreign universities. Through the university research projects, it can provide technology transfer for manufacturing new products. Moreover, the findings of the research works can contribute for development of State’s economy in short time.
The Prime Minister urged all to strive for becoming reliable contributor for progress of the nation through research works. Then the Prime Minister and party, and attendees enjoyed the performance program by students from University of Foreign Languages (Mandalay) which features traditional dances of Russia, China, Korea and Japan.
Later, the Prime Minister and party viewed around the displays of research works, presented by respective universities. During the conference, 314 research papers will be read out by the resource persons from the Arts and Science Universities across Myanmar including the Defence Service Academy and 6 other ministries.
In addition, some 60 research posters from the Ministry of Education, along with 20 research exhibitions will be on displayed. The conference will be held for 3 days from 25th to 27th January.
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