Local, foreign media report situation in Maungtaw

Local and foreign journalists meeting with Muslim community in Maungtaw. Photo : Thet Lwin Soe (IPRD)
Local and foreign journalists meeting with Muslim community in Maungtaw. Photo : Thet Lwin Soe (IPRD)

Local and foreign media groups who are currently visiting Sittway, Rakhine State, went to Maungtaw yesterday and gathered news.
The media groups first met with local authorities at the Maungtaw District General Administration Office and interviewed them.
At the meeting, U Myint Khaing, Maungtaw Township Administrator, briefed about the current situation of Maungtaw region, implementation of UEHRD processes, the condition of reception and transit centres to scrutinize and receive returnees, and matters related to the people living near the boundary line of two countries.
The media groups then went to Pan Taw Pyin Village, met with U Annwar, the in-charge of the village, and enquired about their livelihood, education and health.
Later, the media groups also went to the Myoma Taung Ward in Maungtaw, interviewed Islamic families who returned on 4 September 2018. — Aung Ye Thwin

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