By the Numbers

Post : 2000

Updated : August 4, 2019


  • SPZP-2000 : First RIT Grand Reunion and SPZP
  • One round-trip ticket for a saya from Myanmar to attend SPZP-2000 (By popular acclaim, Sayagyi U Ba Toke was invited.)


  • Two former RIT Rectors at the SPZP
    Sayagyi Dr. Aung Gyi
    Sayagyi U Khin Aung Kyi
  • Two major events at the Reunion and SPZP
    Dinner/meeting on Oct 28, 2000
    Lunch/picnic on Oct 29, 2000
  • Two Sayas of our sayas
    Sayagyi H. Num Kok
    Sayagyi U Ba Toke
  • Two committees
    Working Committee
    Steering Committee
  • Two days of camaraderie
    Reunion and SPZP
    Family picnic


Three Outstanding Member Awards given

  • U Hla Min (EC69) for the pioneering work of RIT Alumni International website and Editor of RIT Alumni International Newsletter
  • U Khin Maung Zaw (EC76) for the design, implementation, maintenance and enhancements to http://www.ex-rit.org
  • U Hla Myint Thein (Maurice Chee, M75) Treasurer/Financial Controller/Publisher of RIT Alumni International


Four intensive months of preparation by the Organizing Committee


Five Golden Sponsors

  • Steeve Kay (U Thaung Sein, EC 70)
  • Benny Tan (Tan Yu Beng, M70)
  • Ivan Lee (U Khin Maung Oo, M69)
  • David Ko (U Tin Myint, M67)
  • U Maung Maung Than (M79)

Five years spent at RIT
from 2nd BE to 6th BE


Number of years spent at the engineering colleges and institutes by most attendees


  • Seven unforgettable hours (5 – 12 pm) at the Reunion and SPZP
  • Seven sleepless nights per week by Maurice and Benny


Number of countries represented by the attendees:

  • United States
  • Canada
  • Myanmar
  • Thailand
  • Singapore
  • Japan
  • Australia
  • New Zealand

Number of major disciplines at the time of opening of RIT

  • Civil
  • Mechanical
  • Electrical
  • Mining
  • Textile
  • Chemical
  • Metallurgy
  • Architecture


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