Independent Commission of Enquiry visited Maungtaw, Rakhine State, yesterday and met with and local people and authorities.
Ambassador Mrs. Rosario Manalo, Chairperson of the Independent Commission of Enquiry, and members U Mya Thein, Ambassador Kenzo Oshima and Prof. Dr. Aung Tun Thet left Yangon yesterday morning and arrived Sittway at 8 am.
The delegation, accompanied by Deputy Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement U Soe Aung, Rakhine State Social Affairs Minister Dr. Chan Thar and officials, flew to Nga Khu Ya Reception Centre by helicopter.
At the centre, In-charge of the centre U Htay Maung explained works related with repatriation and Chairperson Mrs. Rosario Manalo and members of the commission raised questions.
Afterwards, the delegation met with local people at the Office of Nga Khu Ya Village Administration and questioned about their livelihood.
Following the meeting, the delegation visited Kaing Gyi (Mro) Village, Shwe Zar Village and Pann Taw Pyin Village and met with local villagers cordially.
During the visits to villages, they witnessed the development works and also discussed with local authorities for the livelihood of the villagers.
Afterwards, the Chairperson of the ICOE and members held talks with local authorities led by Maungtaw District Deputy commissioner U Ye Htut and departmental officials in the district over socio economy, transportation and regional development tasks in the district.—Maung Sein Lwin