SAC Vice-Chair Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) Vice-Senior General Soe Win meets Cocokyun township departmental officials, locals, inspects township hospital, high school, Aung Naing Thu Coir Rope Factory

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State Administration Council Vice-Chairman Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) Vice-Senior General Soe Win met with Cocokyun Township departmental staff and locals at the township hall yesterday.
The event was attended by SAC members U Moung Har, Saw Daniel and Dr Banyar Aung Moe, Yangon Region Chief Minister U Soe Thein, Commander-in-Chief (Navy) Admiral Moe Aung, senior military officers of Commander-in-Chief Office, the Commander of Yangon Command, Deputy Ministers, township-level departmental officials of Cocokyun township and local residents.
Township Administrator U San Min reported on the history of the township, administration, economy and social affairs of locals while the Yangon Region Chief Minister explained the regional development activities.
In his speech, the Vice-Senior General said that he wanted to know the implementation works of the five-point road map and nine objectives of SAC and took the relevant departmental officials to resolve the needs and difficulties of locals and government employees. Cocokyun is a large one formed with 12 islands that are essential geographically and for the country’s security. The locals should understand the value of the island. Similarly, the efforts of government staff working at Cocokyun are also appreciated as they serve their duties at the forefront of the country with patients. The Prime Minister assigned duties to the Ministry of Cooperatives and Rural Development to conduct training courses for SMEs at coir rope factory and commodity products manufacturing industries to ensure job opportunities for individual incomes. It should give the training to produce marketable products suitable for the current changing living style. Moreover, the regional government should create a market for the products submitted at the township level.
It needs to explore new techniques to produce new commodities based on the region’s advantage as it produces plenty of coconuts.
Learning opportunities in rural and cities are not that different in the IT era in the education sector. The support and well-being of teachers, parents, and township administrative officials can promote the exam results. The government fulfilled the basic infrastructure needs starting in 2012. Tatmadaw vessels provided transport services once every two weeks and Tatmadaw aircraft once every month.
Then, the Vice-Senior General provided cash assistance and food aid to the relevant officials.
He also comforted residents receiving medical treatment at the township hospital in Cocokyun Township and presented foodstuffs.
He then inspected the hospital compound and stressed the need for the health staff to maintain the medicines and materials as the health is the most important, systematically use the provided tools, conduct heath awareness campaigns and cooperate with administrative organizations and locals. Afterwards, he offered cash prizes and foodstuffs.
The Vice-Senior General visited the foodstuff and commodity manufacturing training courses opened by the Ministry of Cooperatives and Rural Development at the basic education high school of Cocokyun Township. He gave the necessary instructions to the trainees and officials and gave presents to the Headmistress, including the trainees.
Finally, the Vice-Senior General went to the Aung Naing Thu coir rope factory and examined the factory’s operations. — MNA

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