October 19, 2017

Aid from Indonesia arrives

Aid from Indonesia are unloading from the cargo plane.  Photo: Zaw Gyi

Humanitarian aid from Indonesia arrived Yangon International Airport yesterday and the aid will be sent to northern Rakhine soon, according to the Relief and Resettlement Department.
The two cargo planes carrying the aid worth more than US$280,000 landed the airport yesterday afternoon.
Indonesia Ambassador Dr Ito Sumardi handed over the aid to U Ko Ko Naing, Director-General of the Relief and Resettlement Department at the airport.
More aid from Indonesia are arranged to be shipped to Myanmar, according to the Indonesian embassy in Yangon.
The aid including food, medicines and tents would be delivered to the people in conflict areas in northern Rakhine in timely manner, said U Ko Ko Naing.

 

Zaw Gyi

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