April, 26 2020
On 22 April 2020, Myanma Gems Emporium Central Committee and Gems Merchants donated US $ 1 million to the National Level Central Committee on Prevention, Control and Treatment of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) at the Ministry of Health and Sports in Nay Pyi Taw.
U Min Min Oo, Permanent Secretary of MoNREC, U Min Thu, Acting Managing Director of Myanma Gems Enterprise,
U Hla Soe Oo, Vice Chairman of Myanmar Gems & Jewellery Entrepreneurs Association, Dr. Daw Phyu Phyu Myint, Treasurer of the same and other officials were presented at the donation ceremony.
The donation is made by Myanmar Gems & Jewellery Entrepreneurs Association and its Executive Committee Members with supervision of U La Hpai Khun Sa, the Chairman under the guidance of Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation (MoNREC)
This donation of US $ 1 million is from the fund of Myanmar Gems Emporium Central Committee, collected based on the sales by gems merchants who participated in Emporium.