Ma Kyi Pyar in the parliament
“I have self-confidence. I have done several jobs. As I believe I need education in order to be smart with courage, I attended several training courses. I am confident that I can do anything”. Ma Kyi Pyar is a Member of Parliament, one of a totals of 18 women MPs in the Yangon region
Ma Kyi Pyar in the parliament
“အစ်မက ကိုယ့်ကိုကိုယ်တော့ ယုံကြည်မှု ထားတယ်၊ ဘဝတစ်လျှောက် အလုပ်တွေ အများကြီး လုပ်ခဲ့တယ်၊ ဘဝမှာ ရဲရဲဝံ့ဝံ့နေနိုင်ဖို့ ပညာပြည့်စုံဖို့လိုတယ်လို့ ယူဆတာကြောင့် သင်တန်းတွေ အများကြီး တက်ခဲ့တယ်၊ တစ်ခုခုဆို ငါဒါတော့ ဖြစ်အောင် လုပ်နိုင်မယ်လို့ ယုံကြည်ထားတယ်” လို့ ပြောလာသူကတော့ ရန်ကုန်တိုင်းဒေသကြီးရဲ့...
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