Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi launched Myanmar’s first mobile library Saturday to highlight her policy of spreading education in the country.
The 1991 Nobel peace laureate won a parliamentary seat in Kawhmu in the 2012 by-election after nearly 15 years under house arrest.
“As the first such project in Myanmar, we may face many challenges, but the main thing is to draw the public’s attention to the need for reading,” said Than Thaw Kaung, manager of the project.
Myanmar needs new libraries and to train more librarians, he said.
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