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December 11, 2019

Union SWRR Minister provides support to Special Olympic athletes

Union Minister Dr Win Myat Aye delivers the speech at the meeting of working committee for rights of disabled persons, athletes with disabilities in Yangon yesterday. Photo: MNA
Union Minister Dr Win Myat Aye delivers the speech at the meeting of working committee for rights of disabled persons, athletes with disabilities in Yangon yesterday. Photo: MNA

Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement, Dr Win Myat Aye, in his capacity as Chairman of the Working Committee for Rights of Disabled Persons met with athletes with disabilities at the Myanmar Paralympic Sport Federation in Yangon yesterday.
During the meeting, the vice chairman of the Federation explained their Federation, preparations for the Paralympic Games, Asian Para Games and ASEAN Para Games, the formation of the new Myanmar Federation for Persons with Intellectual Disability, and participation in the 10th Southeast Asian Games in the Philippines. Next, the Union Minister said his ministry is always supporting people living with disabilities by drafting and enacting laws that will benefit them and forming national committees to implement their protection.
Afterwards, the Union Minister handed over nutritional milk packets for the athletes and discussed ways to continue providing proper nutrition to them.— MNA (Translated by Zaw Htet Oo)

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