29 Mar 2018
(Yangon, 28 March 2018) Over the weekend, Myanmar’s leading telecommunications operator, MPT, organized a massive nationwide Myanmar In Our Heart Clean-up Campaign, taking place across 18 locations around the country simultaneously. From 7am on Saturday, 24 March, 2018, MPT employees, senior management and members of the public met at iconic landmarks, popular public areas, and sacred pagodas to clean and beautify the nation’s many treasured locations.
The clean-up campaign occurred at the following areas:
|No.||States and Regions||City/Township||Locations|
|1||Yangon||Dagon||Shwedagon Pagoda and Yangon General Hospital|
|2||Mandalay||Nyaung-Oo||Ancient Bagan Zone|
|3||Naypyidaw||Zabu Thiri||Thapyay Kone Market|
|4||Sagaing||Monywa||Shwe Taung Oo Pagoda|
|6||Ayeyawaddy||Pathein||Chaung Tha Beach|
|7||Bago (East)||Bago||Bago General Hospital area|
|8||Bago (West)||Pyay||Around Shwe San Taw Pagoda|
|9||Thanintharyi||Dawei||Lawka Maryasein Pagoda|
|10||Kachin||Myitkyina||Along Ayeyawaddy River|
|11||Kayah||Loi Kaw||Thirimigalar Taung Kwal Pagoda|
|12||Kayin||Hpa-An||General Hospital/ Kanthayar/ Kan Pat Lane areas|
|13||Chin||Ha Ka||Clock tower & Zee Ohn Church|
|14||Mon||Mawlamyine||Mu-Don, Kyeik Kha Mi Road, RTC Office, University|
|16||Shan (East)||Kyaing Tone||Thit Ta Pin Kone|
|17||Shan (South)||Taunggyi||Sulamani Pagoda to Myopat Street, Bogyoke Road|
|18||Shan (North)||Lashio||Myo Ma Market|
“All of us at MPT are so proud to be a part this landmark 18-location nationwide clean-up campaign. As the nation’s largest operator, we were able to mobilise over 6,000 MPT staff and members of the public to engage in a huge event held simultaneously all around the country. We hope that our many customers across Myanmar understand that MPT is a strong and proud local operator that brings more to its communities in various ways. In line with our new nationwide campaign, all of MPT’s employees are keen to demonstrate care for the development of Myanmar and are doing so by putting Myanmar in our heart,” said Mr. Yoshiaki Benino, Chief Operating Officer of MPT KSGM Joint Operations.
“We want to encourage people to work together to keep the environment and public spaces clean for everyone. These celebrated locales remain close to people’s hearts as places of great significance here. With the enthusiastic participation from our thousands of employees and the local communities, we hope to make a positive difference in instilling the practice of cleanliness and saving the environment,” he added.
To see the highlights of the MPT’s Myanmar In Our Heart Nationwide Clean-up Campaign, please visit the official campaign Facebook event page at http://bit.ly/MyanmarInOurHeartCleanupCampaign or the official MPT Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/mptofficialpage/ for further information.