Union Minister Dr Win Myat Aye provide humanitarian assistance to Maungtaw region villages

Union Minister Dr Win Myat Aye meets with villagers to provide humanitarian assistance in Maungtaw. Photo: MNA
Union Minister Dr Win Myat Aye meets with villagers to provide humanitarian assistance in Maungtaw. Photo: MNA

Committee for Implementation of the Recommendations on Rakhine State chairman Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Dr. Win Myat Aye went to northern Maungtaw Laungdon, Badaka, Pantawpyin villages yesterday afternoon and provided humanitarian assistance.
The Union Minister together with Rakhine State Chief Minister U Nyi Pu, state ministers and officials left Sittway airport by helicopters and reached Laungdon (Na Ta La) village north of Maungtaw town at 1:30 p.m. where ethnic Mro nationals living. They met and encouraged the ethnic Mro nationals.
The Union Ministers said the teams from Union Government and the State Government came to provide food for ethnic nationals and will rebuild houses for families who do not have a house after the village was burnt.
Health and education sector development for ethnic minority nationals will be provided and the Union Government conducting three projects work. The three includes providing food, resettlement, health, education and livelihood. All ethnic nationals are urged to participate in these projects said the Union Minister.
The Union Minister, State Chief Minister and officials then provided 290 rice bags, 97 cans of cooking oil, 18 bags of pea, 7 bags of salt, 48 bags of onion, 48 bags of potato, 5 bags of dried chili and 21 packets of milk powder to the local ethnic Mro nationals.
Next, the Union Minister went to Kone Tine village where ethnic Mro nationals live and attended a stake driving ceremony to construct a new Na Ta La village for ethnic Mro nationals.
The Union Minister and party went on to Pantawpyin Village where Muslims lived and met with villagers and provided 661 rice bags, 220 cans of cooking oil, 39 bags of pea, 12 bags of salt, 100 bags of onion, 100 bags of potato, 11 bags of dried chili and 9 cartons of milk powders with 37 packets of milk powders in each carton. Afterwards, the Union Minister and party met and encouraged Ministry of Health and Sports mobile health service group that was providing health care service in Pantawpyin Village. — Myanmar News Agency

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