VP U Henry Van Thio looks into development works in Falam, Thantlang

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Vice President U Henry Van Thio is making an inspection tour for the development works in Chin State.
He visited the development projects in Falam and Thantlang townships yesterday.

City hall construction in Falam
The three-storey new city hall in Falam Township will be 100 ft long, 60 ft wide and 42 ft high. The Progress of Border Areas and National Races Development constructed the hall with K456 million granted by the Indian government and K50 million from the fund of state development committee.

New building of Falam General Administration Department
The new building of GAD in Falam Township will be 100 ft long, 70 ft wide and 43 ft high, with an estimated cost of K700 million.
During the meeting with the locals in Falam Township at the nursing training school, the Vice President said that his visit to Chin State was to witness the difficulties of local people in transport during rainy season.
The Chin State has enjoyed development significantly thanks to the unity between the government sector and local people, said the Vice President, emphasizing the need to follow COVID-19 prevention guidelines, orders and directive of the Ministry of Health and Sports.
He also advised the locals to vote in the upcoming parliamentary election as it is the only chance in every five years.
The Vice President heard reports on requirements of infrastructural development, upgrade of cyclone shelter and electricity supply from diesel-fuel generator in Falam Township and promoting Reedhorda town into a township level.
Deputy Minister U Tin Myint and U Khin Maung Win, state government minister U Soe Htet and the directors-general responded to the discussions.
The Vice President also presented cash awards to the volunteer groups that took part in COVID-19 prevention and control measures.
Chin State Chief Minister U Salai Lian Luai, State Hluttaw Speaker U Zo Bwe and Deputy Minister U Myint Kyaing gave the national scrutiny cards to 318 locals.
The Vice President and party also looked into the construction of nursing training school, with 140 ft length, 30 ft width of two-storey reinforced cement concrete building.

Extended building at 200-beded public hospital in Falam
The extended building is the two-storey reinforced cement concrete building with 150 ft length, 62 ft width and 28 ft height.
Construction of Surbung Airport
The construction project of Surbung airport has completed 98 per cent, and it is included in the urban development fund to improve social, transport, health, trade and travel sectors of the region.
Officials reported on the situations of existing cyclone shelters, construction works with the funds of National Disaster Management Committee and camps for the internally displaced persons.
The Vice President also inspected construction of a new cyclone shelter with 90 ft length, 60 ft width at an estimated cost of K238.850 million.

Government technical high school
The Vice President heard reports on the government technical school and development projects at schools in 2018-2018 financial year and the future projects in next FY.
He instructed on timely completion of works and supply of hygiene water at the school.
The school is located at 4 miles south of Thantlang Township on 40.6 acres of land. The three-storey reinforced cement concrete building was constructed with K941.184 million from the fund of 2019-2020FY. The school will conduct the courses of building technology, electrical engineering and automobile. Each course will allow 30 trainees. The short-term vocational training courses such as brick laying and masonry, carpentry, metal bar bending, motorcycle repairing, home electrical appliance, and home wiring connection.

66/11 kV, 5 MVA sub power station
The new 66/11 kV, 5 MVA sub power station is included in electrification project of Chin State from 2019-2020FY to 2024-2025 FY.
The Vice President and party also inspected construction of water storage facility for Thantlang Township.
This water storage facility, with 40 ft length, 40 ft width, 10 ft height and 6 inches thickness. The reinforced cement concrete facility is under construction with K128.9 million fund.

Extended structure of Thantlang public hospital
The two-storey reinforced cement concrete building is 150 ft long and 62 ft wide.—MNA (Translated by Aung Khin)

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