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By the Numbers

By the Numbers

Original posting : 2000

Updated : August 5, 2019

ONE :

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 :

Two former RIT Rectors at the SPZP
(a) Sayagyi Dr. Aung Gyi (b) Sayagyi U Khin Aung Kyi

Two major events at the Reunion and SPZP
(a) Dinner/meeting on Oct 28, 2000 (b) Lunch/picnic on Oct 29, 2000

Two Sayas of our sayas
(a) Sayagyi H. Num Kok (b) Sayagyi U Ba Toke

Two committees
(a) Working Committee (b) Steering Committee

THREE :

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

FOUR :

Four intensive months of preparation by the Organizing Committee

FIVE :

Five Golden Sponsors
(a) Steeve Kay (Ko Thaung Sein, EC 70) (b) Benny Tan (Ko Tan Yu Beng, M70) (c) Ivan Lee (Ko Khin Maung Oo, M69), (d) Ko Maung Maung Than (M79), (e) David Ko (Ko Tin Myint, M67)

SIX :

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

SEVEN :

Seven unforgettable hours (5 – 12 pm) at the Reunion and SPZP

Seven sleepless nights per week by Maurice, Benny, …

EIGHT :

Number of countries represented by the attendees: (1) United States (2) Canada (3) Myanmar (4) Thailand (5) Singapore (6) Japan (7) Australia (8) New Zealand

Number of major disciplines at the time of opening of RIT : (1) Civil (2) Mechanical (3) Electrical (4) Mining (5) Textile (6) Chemical (7) Metallurgy (8) Architecture

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