The Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement held a Zoom meeting yesterday over re-explanation of the directives of the State Administration Council Chairman made on 8 February.
The meeting was attended by Union Minister Dr Thet Thet Khine, relevant Region/State/ District-level staff officers.
The Union Minister firstly discussed the meeting of the State Administration Council with the Permanent Secretaries of ministries held on 21 February regarding the permission for those on annual leave until 24 February and they were also informed with letters to come to the work on 25 February except for those on maternity leave and for other health cases and if failed, they would face action in accordance with the Civil Services Law and rules.
The private sectors faced hardships due to COVID-19 lockdown and Stay at Home order. The Union Minister then highlighted the full guarantee of civil servants regarding work, accommodation, foreign training and pensions. She then emphasized the difference between the insurance and opportunities between the private industry staff and government staff.
The government is making efforts to improve the State economy, and it can create opportunities for the government employees in the long run. She also appreciated the efforts of employees who come office as usual during this period.
She then discussed the most stable and best life guarantee of civil servants out of three kinds of staff— non-governmental organizations’ staff, private industry staff and government staff.
She also urged to adopt effective and systematic efforts in serving for the public and following the Civil Services Law and rules despite changing governance.
Deputy Director-General for Disaster Management U Win Shwe then briefed the excerpts from the speech of the State Administration Council Chairman made on 8 February.
The Union Minister also urged the civil servants to understand the speech of the State Administration Council Chairman and instructed to discuss collectively for other issues with the departmental heads.—MNA