Union Minister for Information Dr Pe Myint arrived at Myitkyina Airport, Kachin State yesterday morning and met with State Chief Minister Dr Khet Aung and state ministers in the airport hall and discussed cooperative works between the Ministry of Information and the Kachin State government.
In the afternoon, the Union Minister and party together with the Kachin State minister for municipal affairs went to camp for internally displaced persons in the Kachin Baptist church compound at Tatkone Ward, Myitkyina and met with families staying in the camp. The families in the camp were provided with rice, cooking oil, school books and stationery by the Union Minister, bags of rice and cooking oil by the state minister for municipal affairs U Nay Win, T-shirts with peace logos by the songwriter Naung Naung (Sunflower) on behalf of peace music festival members, foodstuff by Premier family and cooking oil, dried fish and foodstuff by the Myanmar Kyalsinlin Company. A family member in return gave words of thanks. Afterward, the Union Minister and party toured the living areas of the families in the camp.
Later, the Union Minister and party inspected works underway in a sub-printing house of the News and Periodicals Enterprise, Myanmar Radio and Television broadcasting sub-station and a community centre building in Myitkyina and provided necessary instruction to officials. The opening ceremony for the community centre will be jointly conducted by the Information and Public Relations Department and the Daw Khin Kyi Foundation.