The Rakhine State Government received Assistant Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator of the Union Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Ursula Mueller and party at the State Government assembly hall yesterday afternoon.
At the meeting, matters relating to providing humanitarian assistance, implementing the recommendations of the Advisory Commission on Rakhine State, the Rakhine State socio-economic development programme being drawn up with international organisations, international organisations freely providing assistance in the state, freedom of travel and health care services provided, preparations made to receive and resettle returnees according to the bilateral agreement were some of the topics discussed.
The party, led by Ursula Mueller, then went to Thatkepyin relief camp, Dahpine relief camp and Aung Mingalar Ward in Sittway Township and met with Muslims. Later, Ursula Mueller and party met with ethnic Rakhine nationals in Mingan Ward, Sittway Town.
Tin Tun (IPRD)