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October 15, 2019

SWRR Ministry assists ethnic people

Union Minister Dr Win Myat Aye meeting with ethnic people in Laukkai.  Photo: MNA

The Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement has assisted in rebuilding homes and in the rehabilitation of the people in Kokant Self-administered zone.
Dr. Win Myat Aye, Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement, met with local people in Laukkai on 24 June and clarified the peace-making efforts of the government.
His trip to the Kokant Self-administered zone is aimed at assisting the ethnic peoples as part of efforts at closer relations with them, said Dr Win Myat Aye.
Following the meeting, the Union Minister handed over aid including construction materials, cash assistance for buying an ambulance and social pensions for elderly persons.
Dr Win Myat Aye also visited Hopan, Wa Self-administered Division, and met with locals. Aid provided by the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement was distributed to local people in Laukkai yesterday as they faced shortages of food due to armed conflicts in the area in 2017.

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