Amyotha Hluttaw Deputy Speaker U Aye Tha Aung and donors delivered 3,000 bags of rice to displaced people sheltering at camps in Sittway and Maungtaw yesterday.
They left for Sittway yesterday and were welcomed in Sittway by Rakhine State Chief Minister U Nyi Pu and officials.
The Amyotha Hluttaw Deputy Speaker and donors then went to IDP camps in Sittway and delivered the rice bags. Thirty rice bags were given to 308 people from 89 households in Adatehtan Monastery temporary relief camp, 30 rice bags for 265 people from 93 households in Dhammarama Monastery temporary relief camp, 30 rice bags for 338 people from 102 households in Maramargyi Monastery temporary relief camp, 50 rice bags for 486 people from 114 households in Hindu temple temporary relief camp and 70 rice bags for 686 people from 286 households in Danyawadi Sports Ground temporary relief camp were donated.
While meeting with local ethnic nationals in the temporary relief camps, Amyotha Hluttaw Deputy Speaker U Aye Tha Aung explained the government’s programmes for regional development, road communication and security in Maungtaw region and gave words of encouragement.
U Aye Tha Aung and donors will continue to provide assistance to ethnic nationals in Maungtaw and Buthidaung townships from 1 to 3 October, it is learnt.
Win Min Soe (IPRD)