MSWRR holds talks on IDPs resettlement activities in Kachin

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Union Minister Dr Win Myat Aye discusses IDPs resettlement activities in Kachin State on 23 November 2020. Photo : MNA

The Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement yesterday afternoon held a coordination meeting on drafting guidelines for the Technical Coordinating Committee on implementation of resettlement of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Kachin State. The meeting held at the ministry’s office also aims to ensure sectoral coordination with UN agencies in the process.
During the meeting, Union Minister Dr Win Myat Aye said that the resettlement activities for IDPs in the Kachin State are being carried out in accordance with the National Strategy on Resettlement of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and Closure of IDP Camps. He said that the process aims to keep the IDPs safe and to make their lives independent.
He added that the Kachin State Working Committee had formed nine sub-committees for the process. He said that governmental departments, local civil society organizations, international non-governmental organizations, the citizens and UN agencies also need to cooperate in the process.
He said that the process is aimed to ensure humanitarian assistance, healthcare service, education, vocational development, social integration, infrastructures, the rule of law and freedom of movement for the IDPs.
He said that high priorities would be given to ethnic issues and internal peace in Myanmar’s future political process. Myanmar will closely work with UN Agencies, according to the Union Minister.
UN Core Groups—UNRCO, UNDP, UNOCHA, UNICEF, UNHCR, WHO, UNFPA, FAO, ILO, IOM, UN-Habitat, UN Women and WFP—will provide technical assistance and support to the resettlement activities, according to the Union Minister.
Deputy Minister, Permanent Secretary, Directors-General, and Directors made discussions and suggestions for the process.
The guidelines for the Technical Coordinating Committee will provide effective technical assistance to the government for coordinating the resettlement activities.—MNA (Translated by Maung Maung Swe)

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