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August 13, 2020

Phakant landslide investigation body gives assistance to victims

Union Minister Dr Win Myat Aye (Second R) gives cash assistance to a landslide victim at the Phakant Township Hospital in Phakant, Kachin State on 4 July 2020.  Photo: MNA
Union Minister Dr Win Myat Aye (Second R) gives cash assistance to a landslide victim at the Phakant Township Hospital in Phakant, Kachin State on 4 July 2020.  Photo: MNA

The investigation body into mining landslide in Lone Khin, Phakant provided cash assistance to the landslide victims who were receiving treatments at the Phakant Township Hospital in Phakant, Kachin State yesterday. The investigation body’s chairman Union Minister for Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation U Ohn Win and members Union Minister for Home Affairs Lieutenant General Soe Htut, Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Dr Win Myat Aye, and Kachin State Chief Minister Dr Khet Aung arrived in Phakant via Myitkyina. The chairman and members visited the Phakant Township Hospital, and encouraged 14 landslide victims who were receiving treatments at the hospital.
They also provided the patients with cash assistance from the National Disaster Management Committee, the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement, and Kachin State government. Officials from Myanmar Gems and Jewellery Entrepreneurs Association and Myanmar Thura Gems Company also gave the victims cash assistance.
At the Phakant Township Administrator’s Office, the investigation body discussed their works with Kachin State government’s ministers, Hluttaw representatives, and in-charges of departments and organizations concerned.—MNA (Translated by Kyaw Zin Tun)

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