Celebrating 100 years of scouting in Myanmar

Myanmar State Counsellor and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi, wearing a girl scout uniform, leaving after attending the centennial anniversary of Myanmar scouting in Yangon yesterday. Scouting was first initiated in Myanmar in 1916. There are now m
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Myanmar State Counsellor and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi, wearing a girl scout uniform, leaving after attending the centennial anniversary of Myanmar scouting in Yangon yesterday. Scouting was first initiated in Myanmar in 1916. There are now more than 24,000 scouts from 140 schools in 174 townships.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 24, 2016, with the headline 'Celebrating 100 years of scouting in Myanmar'. Print Edition | Subscribe