Union Minister Dr. Win Myat Aye provides cash assistance in Mawlamyine

Union Minister Dr. Win Myat Aye presents gifts to the child at the meeting hall of Mon State Government in Mawlamyaing yesterday. Photo: MNA
Union Minister Dr. Win Myat Aye presents gifts to the child at the meeting hall of Mon State Government in Mawlamyaing yesterday. Photo: MNA

A ceremony to provide cash assistance for the persons with disabilities, volunteer organizations, self-reliant primary schools and circles of mothers, was held yesterday, in the meeting hall of the Mon State Government’s office, Mawlamyine, Mon State, where Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Dr. Win Myat Aye delivered an opening speech.
First, Mon State Chief Minister Dr. Aye Zan delivered an opening address at the event. Then Union Minister and party provided totaling K 185,949,000, including K 86,760,000 for 2,892 persons with disabilities, K 6,843,000 for the Taungwine Home for the Aged, K3,168,000 for the Thaton Home for the Aged, K 6,336,000 for the Mudon Home for the Aged, K 27,099,000 for Thawkamyaung Welfare Centre, K 13,362,000 for the Pauktaw Welfare Centre, K 5,718,000 for the Six-pagoda Welfare Centre, K 2,052,000 for the Yetaung Welfare Centre, K 2,061,000 for Women’s Centres, K 17,400,000 for 26 self-reliant primary schools in Mawlamyine District and K 2,550,000 for five circles of mothers, and the cash assistances were accepted by officials. Then an Amyotha Hluttaw representative extended words of thanks for the assistance, and the children were presented with nourishment food and toys.
In his remarks at the commemoration of the World Autism Day, Union Minister Dr. Win Myat Aye said that the situations of autistic children in Mawlamyine have improved because there were many schools to take special care of them. Moreover children with autism were listed in the persons with disabilities. There were many autistic children like them in the world and an event to mark the World Autism Day was celebrated in the world. Concerted efforts had to be made to support the children with disabilities, in cooperation with people, social organizations and CSOs, and which aimed at taking part in education, healthcare, social sectors and politics. Next, Mon State Chief Minister Dr. Aye Zan and South East Command commander Maj-Gen Myo Moe Aung expressed their remarks at the event. Following this, Union Minister Dr. Win Myat Aye and party visited the Mawlamyine Youth Training School, where they observed the training classes for household electricity, soap making and Myanmar’s martial arts. — MNA (Translated by Win Ko Ko Aung)

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