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CBM staff, foreign banks donate cash, rice for flood victims

Vice President U Nyan Tun accepts K7 million for flood victims by personnel of Central Bank of Myanmar.—MNA
Vice President U Nyan Tun accepts K7 million for flood victims by personnel of Central Bank of Myanmar.—MNA

Nay Pyi Taw, 20 Aug — Service personnel of the Central Bank of Myanmar along with foreign bank officials donated cash and rice for flood victims here on Thursday.
CBM Governor U Kyaw Kyaw Maung handed over the donations to Vice President U Nyan Tun.
CBM deputy governors U Set Aung, Daw Khin Saw Oo and U Soe Min also handed over $100,000 donated by Siam Commercial Bank, $30,000 by United Oversea Bank, $10,000 by SMBC, $10,000 by Kookmin Bank and $2,550 by ANZ Bank to Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Dr Daw Myat Myat Ohn Khin.
The vice president, who serves as Chairman of the National Natural Disaster Management Committee, expressed thanks for the donations on behalf of the people.
Thursday’s donations by 23 foreign bank branches for flood victims amounted to $348,850 and K42 million, including K7 million and 50 bags of rice from CBM personnel.
The vice president received Chairman of the Board of ANA Holding Inc of Japan, Mr Shinichiro Ito, at the Credential Halls of the Presidential Palace in the morning.
They exchanged views on cooperation in development of aviation between Myanmar and Japan, and training for development of human resources in aviation services, and investment in infrastructure development including aviation sector. Also present at the meeting were deputy ministers U Thant Kyaw and U Zin Yaw.—MNA

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