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September 23, 2019

Media group collecting news in Maungtaw, Rakhine State

Members of the media group interviewing locals in Maungtaw Township in Rakhine State. Photo: District IPRD
Members of the media group interviewing locals in Maungtaw Township in Rakhine State. Photo: District IPRD

A media group, led by Dr. Myo Thant Tin, Vice-chairman of Myanmar Press Council, arrived in Maungtaw Township, Rakhine, yesterday. The group is collecting news about Maungtaw’s restoration efforts.
Some 30 individuals are part of the group, including members of the Myanmar Press Council, led by their Vice-Chairman; and reporters from news agencies, such as The Standard Time Daily, Frontier, Myanmar Times, Shwe Mandalay, News Watch, Tomorrow, Mizzima, Hanthawaddy, DVB, MCN TV News, Mawkun, 7day, and The Thanlyin Post; as well as independent and freelance reporters and journalists. In the morning, the group arrived at Done Pite village, Koe Tan Kaut village and Indin village in Yathedaung Township. By midday, they had travelled to the Kyauk-Pandu coast and Alethan-Kyaw coast in Maungtaw Township.
Next, the group travelled to Kainggyi (Mro) village, Maungtaw Township, and interviewed Village Administrator
U San Htun.
They then continued to the ARG agriculture camp in Kinchaung village, travelled further to Kanyin Chaung economic zone and interviewed its Vice Chairman, U Aung Myint Thein.
Later, the group proceeded to the POE border entrance gate. The media group will continue collecting news in Maungtaw until 8 January. —District IPRD

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