Announcement on centenary celebration of University of Yangon Ministry of Information/ Naypyitaw / November 30, 2020

Yangon Region accounts for 75 per cent of all COVID-19 confirmed cases nationwide, and “Stay at Home” order was issued in 44 townships in Yangon Region. Kamayut Township, where the University of Yangon is located, is one of the most infected townships in Yangon.

The centenary celebration of the University of Yangon cannot be held at the Convocation Hall of the University of Yangon. However, it will be held virtually on 1 December. On that day, from 5 pm, the MRTV will broadcast the pre-recorded virtual celebration. MRTV Facebook page, MRTV Live, and the official Facebook page of the University of Yangon will also broadcast the virtual celebration.

In order to avoid crowds during the centenary celebration, we pre-recorded the virtual celebration in order to broadcast via MRTV, and we would like to request you to watch the programme at your homes.

We also would like to request all visitors; including students, teachers, and former students who will come to the university to see the decorations for the centenary celebrations; to adhere to the COVID-19 preventive guidelines issued by the Ministry of Health and Sports.

At the university, six-feet social distancing measure will be enforced, and masks will be given to the visitors free of charge. Body temperature of the visitors will be checked. The visitors must wash their hands at the entrance of the university. If a person is found to have a high temperature, fever or any COVID-19 symptom, he/she will be sent to the Universities Hospital to receive medical examinations. If necessary, the patients will be handed over to relevant Quarantine Centres.

Ministry of Education

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