Vice Chairman of State Administration Council Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) Vice-Senior General Soe Win Attends Opening Ceremony of Dried Tea Leaves and Dried Fruit Factory (Naungtaya)

An opening ceremony of the dried tea and dried fruit factory (Naungtaya) was held at the factory in Naungtaya town, Shan State (South) on 8 April. The Vice Chairman of the State Administration Council Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) Vice-Senior General Soe Win attended the ceremony and unveiled the signboard of the factory.

Presents at the ceremony together with the Vice-Senior General were Chief Minister of Shan state, Chairman of Myanmar Economic Corporation and officials, the Chairman of Pa-O Self-Administered Zone Administrative Body and officials as well as local national races.

The Vice-Senior General and party then put fresh tea leaves in the belt conveyor to start the operations of the factory. Then, they looked around the factory together with the officials and presented honorary cash awards for the factory staff.

In his address, the Vice-Senior General said the following points:

  • The factory was commissioned into service in accord with the guidance of Chairman of the State Administration Council Prime Minister Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and Pa-O people can be proud of the factory opening day.
  • Building the factory is aimed to support the socio-economic life of local residents and make their income more by manufacturing and selling value-added dried fruits in local and foreign markets. The dried fruits are produced from the fresh fruits which are cultivated in southern Shan State, Pinlaung and vicinity areas.
  • Of the two modern methods of manufacturing tea, Orthodox and CTC (Crush,Tear, Curl), Naungtaya Tea and Dried Fruit Factory was installed with CTC that is helpful to commercial production of quality tea with less waste.
  • The newly opened factory will stand and exist proudly as the first and foremost public factory in the region. As the factory will create opportunities of making money for local people in accordance with the guidance of the Prime Minister of the State, all are urged to make collective efforts to maintain the factory helpful to local development for its long-term existence.

Later, Vice Chairman of the State Administration Council Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Vice-Senior General Soe Win presented a gift of a fruit basket to foreign experts who helped build the factory and the ceremony had come to an end successfully.

It is reported that the Naungtaya Dried Tea and Dried Fruit Factory is capable of manufacturing 1,136 kilograms of processed tea leaves within eight hours in a day, and around 488,000 kilograms (538 tons) within 224 operating days in a year.

  • A ceremony to commission into service a dried tea and dried fruit factory (Naungtaya) was held at the factory in Naungtaya town, Shan State (South) on 8 April. The Vice Chairman of the State Administration Council Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) Vice-Senior General Soe Win attended the ceremony and unveiled the signboard of the factory.
  • Building the factory is aimed to support the socio-economic life of local residents and make their income more by manufacturing and selling value-added dried fruits in local and foreign markets. The dried fruits are produced from the fresh fruits which are cultivated in southern Shan State, Pinlaung and vicinity areas.
  • The Naungtaya Tea and Dried Fruit Factory is capable of manufacturing 1,136 kilograms of tea a day if the machine operates for eight hours, about 488,000 kilograms (538 tons) a year with 224 operating days.

 

engdate: 
Monday, April 11, 2022 - 17:30
month: 
April, 2022