PRESS RELEASE for The Launch of Khmer translation of MAHABHARARTA by Mr....

PRESS RELEASE for The Launch of Khmer translation of MAHABHARARTA by Mr. Thon Hin

PRESS RELEASE

Lauch of Khmer translation of MAHABHARARTA by Mr. Thon Hin

Embassy of India in collaboration with Royal University of Phnom Penh will launch Khmer tranlation of Mahabharata in an event to be organized at Royal University of Phnom Penh auditorium on 26th May, 2018 (Saturday). His Excellency Dr. Hang Chuon Naron, Minister of Education, Youth and Sports has kindly agreed to grace the event as Chief Guest. Ministers/Secretaries of State of other Ministries of Kingdom of Cambodia are expected to be present during the book launch. Large number of academicians, students, faculty from various Universities in Phnom Penh have been invited to witness the launch of the book. Programme would start with illuminating the Traditional Lamp by VIPs inclduing Her Excellency Manika Jain, Ambassador of India to the Kingdom of Cambodia. After the National Anthem of both the countries (Cambodia and India) welcome Speech will be delivered by Dr. Chet Chely, Rector, Royal University of Phnom Penh followed by an elaborate speech by H.E. Manika Jain. Her speech would be followed by the speech by His Excellency Dr. Hang Chuon Naron, Minister of Education, Youth and Sports, Chief Guest of the event. Mr. Thon Hin, eminent writer of Cambodia and wrtier of Khmer translation of the Mahabharata beinig lauched will be invited to highlight the features of the book. Launch of the book will be followed by a power point presentation by eminent scholar Mr. VAR Sovannrath who would explain to the audience narratives of Mahabharata and their presence in Khmer art and socieity.

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