President urges local authorities to fulfil needs of flood victims

President U Thein Sein meets local people at relief camp in the precinct of Taungphila monastery in Kalay.—IPRD
President U Thein Sein meets local people at relief camp in the precinct of Taungphila monastery in Kalay.—IPRD

Nay Pyi Taw, 2 Aug — President U Thein Sein urged local authorities to fulfil the daily requirements of victims of severe floods being accommodated at relief camps in western Myanmar, at a meeting held at the hall of Regional Control Command (Kalay) Sunday.
He stressed the need to systematically keep accounts of relief and rehabilitation tasks, adding that citizenship cards and other important documents should be distributed to the flood victims as soon as possible.
He also noted the need to provide food to the people who return home from the relief camps.
The president met with flood victims accommodated at Taungphila Tawya monastery in Kalay where he donated provisions to Buddhist monks led by Agga Maha Ganthavacaka Pandita Bhaddanta Rajinda. MNA

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