The Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement held the coordination meeting on MoUs to be signed between the Social Welfare Department and international non-governmental organizations for cooperation, yesterday morning in Nay Pyi Taw.
The coordination meeting was attended by Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Dr Thet Thet Khine, Deputy Minister U Aung Tun Khine, the Permanent Secretary, Directors-General, Deputy Directors-General and officials.
At the meeting, the Union Minister said her ministry is the ministry that directly engages the public and works for the benefits of the people and signing MoU with international organizations and cooperation are important.
She continued it can be said cooperation with international organizations provides technical assistance and financial assistance, by adding that it is necessary to make a list of how effective each organization is and what activities are being carried out in order to report to the Chairman of the State Administration Council, as these are really beneficial projects for the country and that she presented a reduction of steps required to obtain a permit to sign MoUs with international organizations.
The Deputy Minister said to the Deputy Directors-General to discuss the security of documents as every document is limited in carrying out office work and they need to be maintained for security.
Assistant Director U Ba Than discussed the status of preparation for five international organizations.
Deputy Director-General for Social Welfare Department Daw Khin May Nu explained the goals of People In Need, Trocaire, Child Fund Myanmar, Christian Aid and Mercy Corps (Myanmar), project name, project period, project funding, beneficiaries of project implementation, project activities, project area and benefits of signing MoU.—MNA