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May 25, 2020

Vice President U Henry Van Thio inspects development, road works in Chin State

Vice President U Henry Van Thio inspects the site chosen for construction of Bwenu Bridge at the border of India and Myanmar. Photo: Myanmar News Agency
Vice President U Henry Van Thio inspects the site chosen for construction of Bwenu Bridge at the border of India and Myanmar. Photo: Myanmar News Agency

Vice President U Henry Van Thio inspected the progress of infrastructure projects, including those for regional development and road transport, in Chin State yesterday.
First, the Vice President inspected the construction of a building for Midwifery Training School in Haka, Chin State.
Accompanying the Vice President were Chin State Chief Minister U Salai Lian Luai and Director-General Dr. Thar Htun Kyaw, who briefed him about the progress of the project to him. Next, the Vice President visited the site for a cyclone shelter. Deputy ministers U Kyaw Lin and U Soe Aung explained the construction process to U Henry Van Thio. The cyclone shelter also functions as a multipurpose hall and measures 170 feet by 150 feet. The Vice President inspected the expansion sites for Haka College and Haka Technological University and spoke about how to apply for the annual national budget. The Vice President and his entourage then travelled to Htantalan Township and were welcomed with traditional dances performances by local residents.
The Vice President then inspected the Haka-Sarsi-Chauk highway, which is under construction, and along with his entourage talked to local residents of Htar O Village Htantalan Township.
They then inspected the Bwenu Bridge, which is being constructed near the India-Myanmar border. U Henry Van Thio also inspected the reclamation of more than 10 acres for highland cultivation, some 73 acres for a garden in Thikih Village and another 60 acres in Zarbwekwin Village in Htantalan Township.
The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation has a plan to reclaim more than 550 acres in the township and so far, more than 370 acres have been reclaimed. They were then entertained with traditional dance performances by local residents. —Myanmar News Agency

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