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August 13, 2020

Social security benefits provided to 8,859 workers from 22 factories in Bago

The regional ministry of Immigration and Human Resource Development has provided social security benefits to a total of 8,859 workers from 22 factories for the fifth time. The ceremony was held at the social security board office located in Oaktha Myothit Ward-6 on Thameinbayan Road in Bago at 10 am on 14 July. At the ceremony, U Tun Tun Oo, the Regional Minister for Immigration and Human Resource Development gave the opening remarks while Daw Kay Thi Khaing, the assistant director from Bago regional Social Security Board Office explained the providing process of the social security benefits of 40 per cent. Then, U Tun Tun Oo, the Regional Minister for Immigration and Human Resource Development, handed over more than K198 million to the officials from the related factories for a total of 8,859 workers who will receive 40 per cent of social security benefits, 60 per cent of pregnancy health medication benefit and 25 per cent of permanent disability benefits for the work-related injuries from 22 factories in Bago Township. About 67 factories have applied to receive 40 per cent of social security benefits in Bago Township. The Ministry has already provided a total of 64 factories including five factories for the first time, two factories for the second time, 22 factories for the third time, 13 factories for the fourth time and 22 factories for the fifth time. The remaining factories are also set to be provided with social security benefits.
The ceremony was attended by U Tun Tun Oo, Regional Minister for Immigration and Human Resource Development, U Nyunt Shwe and U Kyaw Min San, regional Hluttaw representatives, Daw Kay Thi Khaing, assistant director from Bago Region Social Security Board, U Aung Kyaw Min, regional official from the Labour Department, Daw Zin Kay Thwe, regional official from Labor Relations Department, Daw Khin Mar Thet, regional official from Factories and General Labour Law Inspection Department, Daw San San Nwe and staff from Bago township branch office, officials from other related factories and workplaces.—Tin Soe (Bago) (Translated by Hay Mar)

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