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Vice President U Nyan Tun meets landslide, flood victims in Haka

Vice President  U Nyan Tun  views location of landslides  in Haka, Chin State. IPRD
Vice President U Nyan Tun views location of landslides in Haka, Chin State. IPRD

Nay Pyi Taw, 2 Aug —Vice President U Nyan Tun, together with Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services and Commander-in-Chief (Army) Vice-Senior General Soe Win, Commander of North-West Command Maj-Gen Min Naung and officials, left Kalay for Haka in Chin State by Tatmadaw helicopter on Sunday morning.
The vice president and party were welcomed by Chief Minister U Hone Ngai of Chin State and officials.
The vice president met with local people at Haka Baptist Church.
Afterwards, the vice president met with officials at Pyidaungsuyeiktha and heard reports on situations of natural disasters and relief assistance.
After hearing reports, the vice president attended to the needs.
Later, the vice president and party inspected relief camps in a church and in a high school and comforted the flood victims before providing them with cash and relief assistance.
Then, the vice president inspected the houses destroyed by landslides in Haka and presented offertories to monks at Haka Myoma Missionary Monastery.
In the afternoon, the vice president and party arrived at Yazana Guest House in Tamu and heard reports on situation of floods and relief measures before inspecting Kangyiwa Bridge washed away by floods.
Tamu district was severely hit by heavy rains and 12 bridges were destroyed there. A total of 5,225 people from 910 families have been evacuated to relief camps.
The vice president and party also inspected the release of water from spillways of Yazagyo Dam and gave necessary instructions.—MNA

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