Rakhine State Chief Minister lays cornerstones for Yammawady Home for the Aged, inspects construction of the Kinchaung Bridge in Yanbye Township

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Kinchaung Bridge is under construction in Rakhine State. Photo: Tin Soe

Rakhine State Chief Minister U Nyi Pu attended a ceremony to lay cornerstones for Yammawady Home for the Aged yesterday in Yanbye Township, Rakhine State.
At the ceremony, Chairman of Yanbye Association (Yangon) explained about the brief history of the home for the aged and the Rakhine State Chief Minister delivered an opening address.
Rakhine State Minister for Agriculture, Livestock, Forest and Mining U Kyaw Lwin expressed his thanks for construction of the building.
Rakhine State Chief Minister, state ministers, Rakhine Ethnic Affairs Minister and Chairman of Yanbye Association laid the cornerstones launching the construction of the building.
The Yammawady Home for the Aged is established on five acres of land. The building will includes a 72×48 feet prayer hall, a 70×30-feet building for men, a 70×30-feet building for women, a 30×15 feet medical dispensary room, a 40×20 feet dining room, a 20×15 feet kitchen, a staff hostel, a store and a 20 feet high pagoda.
The Rakhine State Chief Minister and party inspected the construction sites and fulfilled the requirements.
After the ceremony, they continued to the 66/11 KV, 5 MVA (Zin Chaung) power stations in Zin Chaung village, Kyaukpyu Township, Rakhine State, and Township Electricity Engineer U Chan Myae Aung made the explanation of the work process. The Zinchaung Power Station is supplying power to neighboring areas of Zinchaung village.
Next, they proceeded to the construction site for Kinchaung Bridge where they observed the works of the project. Upon completion, the Kinchaung bridge will be 1256 ft long and 34 feet wide.
In the afternoon, Rakhine State Chief Minister and party attended the meeting held at the Zinchaung High School in Kyaukpyu Township. During the meeting, Rakhine State Chief Minister U Nyi Pu said that the meeting was held aiming to fulfill the requirements of the Rakhine State, and all were urged to discuss the matters openly for the regional development.
The local residents discussed the requirements of transportation, electricity, drinking water, healthcare and education. The Chief Minister and officials provided cash assistance and fulfilled their needs. In the evening, Rakhine State Chief Minister and party went to Kyaukpyu Township and provided cash assistance to the fire victims.

— Mawsi, Ko Min
(Translated by Win Ko Ko Aung)

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