MoU signed for community centres and libraries

26 September 2019
MoU signed for community centres and libraries
State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, former President U Htin Kyaw and wife, and dignitaries looking at documentary photos on activities of community centres displayed at the ceremony to hand over mobile libraries of Daw Khin Kyi Foundation to Ministry of Information in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday. Photo: MNA

The Information and Public Relations Department under Myanmar's Information Ministry and Daw Khin Kyi foundation, a charity group, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation for community centres and libraries on Wednesday, according to a Xinhua report.

Under the MoU, 17 mobile library vehicles, 346 sets of computer and related equipment, over 110,000 books and 28 expertly trained staff will be handed over, said State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, chairperson of the foundation, adding that so far, the foundation has invested over 1 billion kyats (666,667 U.S. dollars) in the community centres and libraries project.

Aung San Suu Kyi also urged people to effectively use mobile libraries and community centres for the betterment of society and future generations.