SLOGANS AND EXHORTATIONS CARRIED BY “THE NEW LIGHT OF MYANMAR

 

 

At the top of the front page of all issues of “The New Light of Myanmar” is an indication of the way to auspiciousness, changed weekly, e.g.:

 

 "Dhammacariya ca - lawful-conduct; this is the way to auspiciousness",  "Virati papa, to refrain from sin; this is the way to auspiciousness", “Brahmacariyañca, chastity; this is the way to auspiciousness”.

 

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All issues carry this slogan at the foot of the front page:

 

"Emergence of the State Constitution is the duty of all citizens of Myanmar Naing-Ngan"

 

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All issues carry some or all of the following slogans or exhortations:

 

 

PEOPLE’S DESIRE

* Oppose those relying on external elements, acting as stooges, holding negative views
* Oppose those trying to jeopardize stability of the State and progress of the nation
* Oppose foreign nations interfering in internal affairs of the State
* Crush all internal and external destructive elements as the common enemy

 

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FOUR POLITICAL OBJECTIVES:
* Stability of the State, community peace and tranquillity, prevalence of law and order;
* National reconsolidation;
* Emergence of a new enduring State Constitution;
* Building of a new modern developed nation in accord with the new State Constitution.

 

FOUR ECONOMIC OBJECTIVES:
* Development of agriculture as the base and allround development of other sectors of the economy as well;
* Proper evolution of the market-oriented economic system;
* Development of the economy inviting participation in terms of technical know-how and investments from sources inside the country and abroad;
* The initiative to shape the national economy must be kept in the hands of the State and the national peoples.

 

FOUR SOCIAL OBJECTIVES:
* Uplift of the morale and morality of the entire nation;
* Uplift of national prestige and integrity and preservation and safeguarding of cultural heritage and national character;
* Uplift of dynamism of patriotic spirit;
* Uplift of health, fitness and education standards of the entire nation.

 

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EFFICIENT USE OF ELECTRICITY

* Use daylight as the main source of light

* Use the least possible amount of electricity only if there is not enough natural light
* Use the least possible amount of electricity required in production and service enterprises

* Preventing waste of electricity benefits the user and others

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EFFICIENT USE OF FUEL

* Saving one gallon of fuel per car per month will save the nation one US dollar
* Thus, a total of 455,822 cars in
Myanmar can save US$ 5.5 million in a year
* The amount, US $ 5.5 million, can build a major bridge across
Ayeyawady River

 

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ALL THIS NEEDS TO BE KNOWN
* Do not be frightened whenever intimidated
* Do not be bolstered whenever flattered
* Do not be softened whenever appeased

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Others are issued for special occasions – e.g.:

 

56th ANNIVERSARY INDEPENDENCE DAY OBJECTIVES

— All the national people to collectively safeguard the national independence and ensure  perpetuation of sovereignty;

— All the national people to be united to ensure non-disintegration of national solidarity;

— All the national people to strive for the emergence of enduring State Constitution and for the building of a new modern and developed nation;

— All the national people to participate with full sense of Union Spirit and patriotism in the successful implementation of the seven-point roadmap of the State.

 

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THE 57th ANNIVERSARY UNION DAY OBJECTIVES

for all national races to safeguard the national policy— non-disintegration of the Union, non-disintegration of national solidarity and perpetuation of sovereignty;

to keep the Union Spirit ever alive and dynamic among the national people;

for all national people to defend and safeguard the Union for its perpetual existence;

to prevent, through national solidarity, the danger of internal and external destructive elements undermining peace and stability of the State and national

     development; and

for all national races to make concerted efforts for successful implementation of the seven-point future policy programme.

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59th  ANNIVERSARY ARMED FORCES DAY OBJECTIVES
— To strive hand in hand with the people for successful realization of the State’s seven-point policy programme

— To crush internal and external destructive elements hindering the stability and progress of the State through people’s militia strategy

— To implement border area development tasks and the five rural development tasks hand in hand with the entire people

— To build up a strong and efficient Tatmadaw to uphold ‘Our Three Main National Causes’