Union Ministers Lt-Gen. Ye Aung, U Thein Swe, Dr. Myo Thein Gyi and Dr. Win Myat Aye toured Buthidaung, Rakhine State, yesterday accompanied by the Rakhine State Chief Minister and Rakhine State government officials to discuss security, stability and development.
During their trip to Buthidaung, they visited patients who were being treated in the township hospital and gave words of encouragement.
After leaving Buthidaung, the Union Ministers proceeded to Yathedaung and met with Hluttaw representatives, town elders, departmental officials, and the local populace in the Township General Administration Department meeting hall, where each ministry spoke about stability, security and development works being conducted in Rakhine State. The local populace raised matters relating to security, welfare, rule of law, exposing and apprehending suspects, repairing and constructing schools, and opening a vocational training school for young women. The Union Ministers said they would coordinate on requests that could be fulfilled.
After the meeting, the Union Ministers and party visited Maha Muni Pagoda in Kyauktaw, Chit Thoung Pagoda, Htukkanthein Pagoda and Yadana Mahn Aung Pagoda in MraukU.
Later in the afternoon, the Union Ministers spoke to the local populace about education, social, relief and support works conducted by ministries for development of Rakhine State at a meeting held in MraukU District General Administration Department office. Local people attending the meeting expressed their difficulties, commented and advised on security, livelihood, training on agriculture methods, instructing proper reporting procedures when faced with emergency situations for people of Buthidaung and Maungtaw.
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