|MRC HOLDS 10TH
(Kao Wao: January 3, 2004)
Fortwayne, IN -- The 10th annual
conference of Monland Restoration Council (MRC) was successfully
held in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
According to the MRC source, activities and financial reports
of year 2003 were evaluated and new leaders were elected by
secret votes. The conference reelected Pon Nya Mon as Chairman
and Rev. Dhamma Deanna as Patron member. Ong Htow Mon was
elected as Secretary General while Kun Yekhha and Nai Thet
Lwin were selected to lead Information Committee and Literature
and Culture Committee.
The MRC has become the biggest Mon community in the overseas
and built a Buddhist temple in Indiana after many refugees
migrated to the USA from the safe camp in Thailand.
The Mon Women Organization of USA was recently formed at
the Mon Buddhist temple last month. Over 200 Mons are now
residing in Fort Wayne and more than 80 have settled in other
states in the USA.