Union Minister for Border Affairs, Lt-Gen Ye Aung, and Chin State Minister for Security and Border Affairs, Col. Han Win Aung, arrived at a women vocational training centre in Kalay Township yesterday. The centre’s principal explained training matters to the Union Minister. The Union Minister coordinated where necessary and inspected trainees attending the advanced sewing course and basic vocational course, the dorms and dining hall.
Next, they arrived at Border Ethnic Youth Development Training School in Kalay Township where the principal explained about training matters and the Union Minister coordinated where necessary. The Union Minister said the main objective of the school is to nuture reliable people for the region, state and country, teach trainees to value time and discipline, cultivate good communication skills, become active and healthy persons, and to instil reading habits for lifelong development, and to acquire maturity and critical thinking.
The Union Minister then inspected the dorms and dining hall of the training school and had lunch together with the students.
Next, the Union Minister inspected along the (2/0) mile of the 28-mile Khaingkam-Painpi-Twisauk-Dawlwin gravel road being upgraded into a concrete road. The project is a cooperation between the Department for Development for Border Areas and National Races under the Ministry of Border Affairs, and the State government. The road links Kalay Township and Tiddim Township through Khaingkam, Painpi, Twisauk, and Dawlwin villages and is 8 miles shorter than the old road to save time.
(Translated by Myat Thandar Aung)