Dr Win Myat Aye, Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement made a speech at the meeting of the committee for resettlement and socio-economic development in Rakhine State held at the Office of the State Cabinet in Sittway this morning, expressing that the State is carrying out the task of social protection and development in the region as a top priority, presently and further in future.
Union Minister added, “It is essential to be stable and peaceful in implementing tasks of development. The State is promptly making responses over the current affairs of Maungtaw region of Rakhine State. Concurrently it is very important to solve the present problems with care and presence of mind, especially not to make them bigger. It is also of great importance to fill their basic needs. We will deal with difficulties in cooperation with various organizations as to how to support people in distant areas without disturbing prior tasks of socio-economic development.”
Afterward, Union Minister gave necessary advices over the matters submitted by U Nyi Pu, Chief Minister and Rakhine State Cabinet members and departmental head of Rakhine State.
Then responsible officials accepted the subvention K 700 lakhs as socio-economic development fund, K (23820300) as expense for oil to operate generators and K259160000 for building 2 storm-proof buildings.
Present at the meeting were U Nyi Pu, Chief Minister, Rakhine State Cabinet members, permanent secretary of the MSRR and responsible persons and departmental staff. —Myanmar News Agency