Posts Tagged ‘Adamjee Haji Dawood’

Sir Adamjee Haji Dawood the Muslim who donate free Yangon Tram Pass for Monks

September 15, 2013

Tram free ride for monks

Sir Adamjee Haji Dawood
Director, Rangoon Electric Tramways, Rangoon (Burma)

  • Ko Ko Gyi I heard the owner of this electric train was a ?Muslim but donate a free ride for monks in the morning for “Soon Khan Kwya”.
  • Ko Ko Gyi TQ Ko Maung Khin for confirmation of the owner of the Muslim Tram, Sir Adamjee Haji Dawood, Director, Rangoon Electric Tramways, Rangoon (Burma) who donated the free ride for monks.
  • Maung Maung Ko I Think he also owned ” NAT THA MEE ” Match factory
  • Maung Khin Yes sure…in his chronology… 1923 Established a Largest Match Factory in Asia at Rangoon (Burma).
  • Maung Maung Ko During my young age his name was one of the long and difficult to pronounce as written on the small little match boxes..
  • Ko Myo Yes that Bangali Kalar Gyi tried to burn our Golden Land down with his matches! !!!!
  • Ko Ko Gyi And the popular joke at that time was “Oo du thone par khan thee” associated with the brand of his matches.