Humanitarian aids from Indonesia reached Maungtaw yesterday and the food and clothing would be delivered to the peoples who are expected to face shortage of food in conflict areas.
The two ships carrying the aids including 2,146 bags of rice, 5,400 bags of dried noodles and 1,050 bags of nutrition powder and clothing in 35 bags arrived Maungtaw after crossing the sea.
The aids are unloading from the two ships yesterday and will be delivered to two communities in the township in the presence of the local authorities, MPs, members of the religious organizations, international aid agencies and non-governmental organizations and civil society organizations and townselders.
The deliverance of the aids would be given priority to the people who are expected to face the food shortage, said U Ye Htut, Chairman of the Maungtaw District Management Committee.
Maun Zaw Nay/Myanmar News Agency