Local, foreign media gather news in Maungtaw Township

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Journalists meeting with officials at the Office of the Maungtaw District General Administration Department in Maungtaw. Photo: Maung Khaing Soe (District IPRD)

A group of journalists from domestic and foreign media agencies departed from Sittway for Maungtaw yesterday to gather news on the ground concerning Maungtaw District’s development, rehabilitation and relocation processes.
The media group first met with Maungtaw District Deputy Administrator U Ye Htoo, District Police Superintendent Police Lt-Colonel Tun Myint Tun and other officials at the Maungtaw District General Administration Office.
During the meeting, Deputy Administrator U Ye Htoo explained about the UEHRD-facilitated repatriation process for returnees, rebuilding houses in the district, and the construction and completion of reception centers, while Police Lt-Col Tun Myint Tun explained about security measures taken. This was followed by a Q&A session between the media group and officials.
In the afternoon, the media group travelled to Hla Pho Khaung Transit Centre, viewing the structure and gathering
The media group then travelled to Shwe Zar Village and interviewed the Muslims, Hindus and local residents peacefully co-existing.


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