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MPT Celebrates Myanmar New Year With Nationwide Donation Activities Preserving Myanmar’s Tradition

02 Apr 2019

(Yangon – 2nd April 2019) – MPT, Myanmar’s first and leading telecommunications operator, not only provides telecom services but supports its communities as well in various sectors. A total of 6,000 Million MMK had already been utilized to different Myanmar communities nationwide in the past 4 years.

MPT has been actively engaging in many CSR activities nationwide in the areas of education, healthcare and entrepreneurship programs as three main pillars– in particular for the youth, who will be the ones moving the country forward in the future.

For this year’s Myanmar New Year celebration, MPT announces that it will welcome the New Year with the observance of preserving the noble tradition by making a nationwide series of charitable donations to mark the festive Thingyan period. From 4th and 5th of April, MPT has enlisted to make donations at 48 locations all over the country by participating its workforce, from top management down to the regional MPT office members. A total of 100 Million MMK will go to different recipient organizations nationwide including schools, monastic organizations, orphanages and homes for the aged by this initiative.

U Khin Maung Tun, MPT’s Managing Director (Deputy CEO for MPT-KSGM Joint Operations), shares his thoughts on this year’s Thingyan nationwide donation activities: “MPT is being glad for this new year donation which is one of the great signature of Myanmar Culture. This New Year donation activity is our practice as a trademark of true local operator for every year. We maintain it by supporting the communities where really need helps. And, we are deeply enjoyed that all of our supporting efforts goes to the right places and communities. Moving forward, MPT keeps focusing to support the new generations by three mail pillars of CSR activities together with our partner organizations and MPT employees nationwide.

MPT is wishing to the people all over the country to achieve the great things in this New Year and also promise to deliver best product and services to our users. Thank you, and have an auspicious and Happy New Year Everyone.”

Here is the list of recipients of MPT donation on 4th and 5th of April 2019.

In line with MPT’s overall aim to benefit the country and its community, MPT is focusing on three main CSR pillars of Education, Health, and Business Incubation. In the education sector, MPT introduced the “Digital Skills to Go Forward” program by collaborating with NLD Education Network to provide basic digital skill training supporting the underprivileged youths. In the healthcare sector, MPT initiated the “Clean and Sustainable Water Program” with the support of building tube wells and ponds nationwide with NGO partners of NAG and BAJ and also partnering with Myanmar Computer Federation (MCF) to cultivate the next generation of innovators through “Myanmar Youth Technopreneurship Development Program” under business incubation sector.

MPT is also conducting the community support programs such as clean campaign, blood donation and tree planting activities nationwide by participating MPT staff, local community and other volunteers groups to give more to our community nationwide.

Short video of MPT’s CSR initiatives can be found at Lotaya web portal page with free of charge usage (https://lotaya.mpt.com.mm/service/mptcsr) for MPT mobile users.

For more information about MPT’s CSR activities, please call 106 or visit MPT’s official website at www.mpt.com.mm and MPT’s official Facebook page, www.facebook.com/ mptofficialpage .