A discussion for women from different religious backgrounds was held on 9 and 10 October at the District General Administration Department in Maungtaw Township, Rakhine State.
Participating in the meeting were Director-General Dr. San San Aye of the Department of Social Welfare under the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement, Mr. Roelof Meyer, former Defence Minister of South Africa and current member of the Advisory Board for the Committee for Implementation of the Recommendations on Rakhine State, and other board members, the head District GAD U Soe Aung and officials, and female delegates representing different religious backgrounds from various townships.
Afterwards, the Director-General and Advisory Board members looked around the local wet market in Maungtaw Township, where local people were going around their daily tasks. The delegates discussed peace and harmony between the two communities of Pantaw Pyin Village and Aungbala Village at the District Administration Office.
Kyaw Thu Win