Vice President Dr Sai Mauk Kham visits injured/displaced staff from Laukkai

Vice President Dr Sai Mauk Kham comforts a patient at Lashio General Hospital in Lashio.
Vice President Dr Sai Mauk Kham comforts a patient at Lashio General Hospital in Lashio.

Vice President Dr Sai Mauk Kham and party visited injured Tatmadaw personnel who fought bravely for the nation in Laukkai and their families at the Military Hospital in Lahsio station on Friday.
The vice president presented cash awards, gifts and food to them.
Then, the vice president and party proceeded to Lashio General Hospital and visited injured government employees, members of Red Cross Society, and local people in Laukkai. The vice president presented them with cash awards, clothes and food supplements.
Afterwards, the vice president met with health staff who are taking refuge in Lashio from the fighting in Kokang Self-Administered Zone at Myanmar Medical Association where Deputy Minister for Health Dr Win Myint reported to the vice president on arrangements for health, food and accommodation for the health staff.
The vice president presented government cash awards of over K 24 million for staff and families of health departments from Laukkai, Kongyan, Tarshwehtan and Mawhtike before he personally donated K 5 million for them.
Union Ministers U Maung Myint, U Win Myint, Deputy Minister Maj-Gen Tin Aung Chit and faculty members form University of Medicine (1) and the Public Health University donated cash for the displaced health workers.At the meeting, about K 34 million was donated for the displaced health workers.The vice president later met with education staff from Kokang Self-Administered Zone at No 1 Basic Education High School and presented K 36.7 million cash award of the government for education staff who are taking refuge in Lashio from the fighting in Laukkai and K 1 million each to families of three education staff who were killed during the fighting in Laukkai. The union ministers and the deputy ministers donated cash for the education staff.
At today’s meeting, the government and well-wishers donated K 126.5 million and household goods worth over K 61 million for staff in Kokang Self-Administered Zone.
In the evening, the vice president attended ceremony to present cash donation for Tatmadaw personnel discharging duties in Luakkai area held at the North-East Command where the vice president donated K30 million. Shan State Government, Ministry of Industry, Ministry of Commerce and Ministry of Education donated K 9.5 million for the personnel and Ministry of Border Affairs donated food worth K 5 million. Lt-Gen Aung Than Htut of the Ministry of Defence expressed thanks for the donation.
In the morning, the vice president attended the meeting of leading committee for organizing the religious title and rice offering ceremony at the Ministry of Religious Affairs, here.
He said that the government will offer religious titles to 151 monks and 13 nuns, totalling 164 this year at Sasana Beikman at the foot of Nay Pyi Taw Uppatasanti Pagoda under the arrangements of various committees.
Chairman of the leading committee Union Minister for Religious Affairs U Soe Win reported on preparations of the leading committee and arrangements for the ceremony. Chairman of work committee Deputy Minister Dr Maung Maung Htay submitted reports on transport of title recipient monks and nuns while officials of subcommittees reported on their work plans.
The new government has offered religious titles to recipient Sayadaws and nuns in Nay Pyi Taw three successive years, and the previous government also presented titles to monks and nuns three successive times at Maha Pasana Cave on Kaba Aye Hill in Yangon.

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