via Myanmar International TV, 07 July 2023: The 6th meeting of the Myanmar National Cultural Central Committee, mentions the submission of the Nomination Dossier for the Myauk-U Cultural heritage site and the draft laws for Myanmar museums and intangible cultural heritage.
The meeting was attended by the Vice-Chairman of the committee Union Minister for Religious Affairs and Culture U Ko Ko, Union Ministers – Lt-Gen Tun Tun Naung and Jeng Phang NawTaung, Deputy Ministers, Senior officials, committee members experts, representatives of the associations and departmental officials.
At the meeting, Central Committee Chairman said that all citizens need to preserve the tangible and intangible cultural heritages of the nation. Myanmar submitted Nomination Dossier (Complete) of Myauk-U Cultural heritage site to the World heritage committee on 30th December 2021. Also, a Nomination Dossier of Myanmar Traditional Mahar Thingyan Festival was submitted to the World intangible cultural heritage list on March 24, 2023.
He also said that Myanmar Museums Law (Draft) and Intangeble cultural heritage promoting law (Draft) are being conducted to be enacted and urged all relavent departments to cooperate in enacting laws that are important in preserving Myanmar’s cultural heritages.