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Union Minister Dr. Win Myat Aye attends 3rd AMMW in Hanoi, Viet Nam

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Union Minister Dr. Win Myat Aye poses for a documentary photo with attendees at third ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Women (AMMW) in Hanoi, Viet Nam. Photo: MNA

The third ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Women (AMMW) was held in Hanoi, Viet Nam on 24-25 October. Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Dr. Win Myat Aye who is also chairman of Myanmar National Committee for Women’s Affairs attended the meeting.
The Union Minister met with Viet Nam Minister of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs Mr. Dao Ngoc Dung at the hall of the ministry on 24 October. During the meeting they shared the appreciation for the friendly cooperation between Myanmar and Viet Nam and friendly meetings between leaders of the two countries, discussion on increasing women’s participation in economy and political sectors to be discussed in the third AMMW, ASEAN countries implementing social protection works, Viet Nam establishing 8 national aims and working it out.
The Union Minister explained about the ministry’s works and departments under it. In promoting gender equality, women’s participation in politics is 26 per cent and is striving toward increasing women’s participation in the business sector. During the incumbent government term, three aims were set. The ministry is carrying out social welfare services for unborn child to elderlies and redevelopment is being conducted not only for victims of natural disasters as well as for man-made disasters as well. Youth policy was drawn up and is working toward youth development. Myanmar National Committee for Women’s Affairs was formed for women affairs development.
On the policy part there is a national level strategic project and four technical work groups were formed to implement it. For the development of women in Rakhine State, vocational training, social protection and support provided, said the Union Minister.
The two ministers also discussed about sectors in which bilateral cooperation can be conducted.
Afterwards, the Union Minister attended a working dinner with ministers from ASEAN countries.
Union Minister Dr. Win Myat Aye attended the opening ceremony of 3rd AMMW in Sheraton Hanoi Hotel, Hanoi, Viet Nam yesterday morning.
At the event former Chairman Philippines Minister for women affairs Rhodora T. Masilang Bucoy delivered a welcoming speech and incoming Chairman Vietnamese Minister of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs Mr. Dao Ngoc Dung delivered an opening address and then accepted the transfer of Chairmanship. Next, Deputy Secretary-General of ASEAN H.E. Dr. Kung Phoak and Viet Nam Prime Minister Mr. Nguyen Xuan Phuc delivered message of honour after which they posed for a commemorative photograph with ASEAN ministers and ambassadors.
The 3rd AMMW was then held where Union Minister Dr. Win Myat Aye explained Myanmar’s work on social protection of women and girls, implementation of national level strategic project for women’s development and Myanmar’s social protection works.

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