SAC Member DPM Union MoTC Minister, Union Ministers, officials inspect rehabilitation measures

SAC Member Deputy Prime Minister Union Minister for Transport and Communications Admiral Tin Aung San, Union Ministers Lt-Gen Tun Tun Naung, U Myo Thant and Dr Thet Thet Khine and Rakhine State Chief Minister U Htein Lin, deputy ministers and officials attended a coordination meeting on the comprehensive renovation of the religious edifices damaged by Cyclone Mocha in Rakhine State yesterday.
The Deputy Prime Minister highlighted priorities given to rehabilitation work in education, health and religious edifices in the aftermath of Mocha, systematic maintenance of Myanmar traditional artistic works and buildings donated by well-wishers under the close supervision of trustee boards, relevant ministries, the state government and Sangha Maha Nayaka Committees in the restoration of damaged stupas and religious edifices.
Afterwards, the trustees of pagodas in Sittway explained the damage to the religious edifices and the conditions of the comprehensive renovation. Union Minister Lt-Gen Tun Tun Naung and Chief Minister U Htein Lin made suggestions in discussions and Admiral Tin Aung San coordinated the presentations.
Deputy Prime Minister Admiral Tin Aung San and party proceeded to the Government Technical High School (Sittway) in the afternoon and viewed round the learning of students and the completion of the renovation of school buildings and classrooms. He also cordially greeted and encouraged students and teachers.
Next, the Admiral inspected the Rakhine State Department of Meteorology and Hydrology, Directorate of Marine Adminstration, and Myanma Post’s staff housing. He encouraged staff and gave necessary instructions to officials.
Similarly, Union Minister for Border Affairs Lt-Gen Tun Tun Naung and party went to the Sittway University and Border Area Ethnic Youth Development Training School and inspected the rehabilitation measures under implementation. He gave necessary instructions to officials.
The Ministry of Electric Power completed the repair work of the 66 kV Ponnagyun-Kyauktaw power cable, which was damaged by Mocha, and 100 per cent electricity distribution to the city’s neighbourhoods has resumed since 18 June, including Maha Muni Buddha image in Kyauktaw. — MNA/TS

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