Survey on recommendations for Rakhine to be completed in two weeks
A committee on implementing recommendations on Rakhine State announced that it will complete its ministry-wise survey about the situation on the ground in Rakhine State within two weeks.
“On the advice of the Advisory Commission’s recommendations and the Investigation Commission on Maungtaw region, the committee is obliged to implement the advice which ensure benefits to the people and which are acceptable to the actual ground situation, setting priority levels to the outcomes of the survey,” Dr Win Myat Aye, Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettment, said in his capacity as the chairman of the committee at the meeting.
The meeting becomes the first discussion of the committee which formed on 12 September by the President. U Nyi Pu, Rakhine State Chief Minister and co-chairman of the committee, stressed the need to find “possible things” and “pragmatic works for the long-run in order to bring change to the works”. “Security and the rule of law should also be considered when implementing the advices,” said U Nyi Pu. Members of the implementation committee on recommendations on Rakhine State are permanent secretaries of the Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of Information, Ministry of Religion and Culture, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, Ministry of Transport and Communications, Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Health and Sports and acting directors-general of the Office of the President and Ministry of Planning and Finance.
The final report of the Advisory Commission released on 24th August puts forward recommendations to surmount the political, socio-economic and humanitarian challenges that currently face Rakhine State.