Monthly Archives September 2013

MTGA FOOTBALL TEAM VISITED TO BAGAN

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MTGA ( MYANMAR TOURIST GUIDES

ASSOCIATION ) FOOTBALL
TEAM WILL VISITED TO BAGAN ON 16 SEPT AND WILL PLAY

WITH BAGAN GUIDES ON
17 SEPT

TEAM ORGANIZER , KO KYAW THU YA ( FRENCH ) , KO YE

MYAT KYAW ( SPONSOR
) WILL ACCOMPANY TO THE TEAM

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MTGA profile

MTGA ( Myanmar Tourist Guides Association ) is formed by licensed (issued by Ministry of Hotels and Tourism) hold tourist guides in whole country. 1132 of over 3000 licensed guides are MTGA members including zones like as  Mandalay zones, Began zones, Southern Shan zones, Mon state zone and Yangon based guides.

It was formed in 2011  supervised and instructed by Minister for Hotels and Tourism.

The  vision  of MTGA  is  Guides’ welfare in the industry,

Second vision  is Tourism development in service sector in the country.

Our objective  is to gain rights, to protect rights, and to support guides’ capacity and  to cooperate and to coordinate ministry and related organizations in order to achieve Tourism development.

As MTGA become one of the civilian organized associations, MTGA will cooperate with MoHT (Ministry of Hotels and Tourism) , MTF ( Myanmar Tourism Federation) and will collaborate with others international tourism organizations.

MTGA each and every member can speak different languages. There are altogether 10 languages such as Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japan, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Thai.

MTGA had formed two committees. There are HRD & Social Affair Committee.

Human Resource Development Committee operates Capacity Development Programmes such as mini-talks , Seminars, Excursion, field Trips, Trainings related Tourism, Educational exchange programmes and Tourism review for 2012-13 by way of tourist guide perspective .

Social Affair committee affords several kinds of support to the guides. The Committee set social security fund for Guides who are die of accident in the work , illness, injury ,and supporting fund raising activities by founding Football team, Badminton team , music band , fun fair, publishing yearly calendar and so on.

There are over 26 CECs from different zones in MTGA. Each Zone has their Zone Chairman and Secretary and EC members organizing members and working out activities and zone meetings under main policy of MTGA 26 CECs Decision.  These two CEs become 2 CECs for each zone in MTGA Head.  2 Reps.( 2 CECs ) from each zone have to attend 26CECs meeting that hold every three months in low season. 26 CECs decide main Issues and Policy that will cover whole country and association affairs. We follow voting system in decision making process.

 

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U ZAW WIN CHO,CHAIRMA

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U TUN MYAT, NEWS & INFORMATION

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U PAING HTET AUNG , SOCIAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

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U KO KO LATT , SECRETARY

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DAW THEINGI AUNG, AUDIT

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DAW THANDA O , FINACE COMMITTEE

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DAW HNIN KHIN, HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

 

                                                               MTGA (MYANMAR TOURIST GUIDES ASSOCIATION)

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Shwedagon Pagoda

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Shwedagon-Pagoda

No visit to the Union of Myanmar is complete without a visit to the 2,500 years old Shwedagon Pagoda, which enshrines strands of Buddha’s hair and other holy relics. Located west of the Royal Lake on 114 -acre Singuttara Hill in Yangon, Shwedagon Pagoda is the most sacred and impressive Buddhist site for the people of the Union of Myanmar. From a humble beginning of 8.2 meters, the Shwedagon Pagoda today stands close to 110 meters. Shwedagon Pagoda is covered with hundreds of gold plates and the top of the stupa is encrusted with 4531 diamonds; the largest of which is a 72 carat diamond. It is clearly one of the wonders of the religious world. Shwedagon Pagoda is a repository of the best in Myanmar heritage – architecture, sculpture and arts. The Shwedagon Pagoda consists hundreds colorful temples, stupas, and statues that reflects the architectural era spanning almost a 2,500 years. To understand this monumental work of art and architecture, visitors will experience an insider’s view of this magnificent symbol of Buddhism to the lives of the Myanmar people. Shwedagon Pagoda forms the focus of religious as well as community activities – the bustling of devotees and monks washing the statues, offering flowers, worshiping, and meditating. Shwedagon Pagoda is administered by the Board of Trustees of Shwedagon Pagoda.

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