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Daily News Brief on Rakhine State Affairs 23/02/2018

ရခိုင်ပြည်နယ်ဆိုင်ရာ နေ့စဉ်သတင်းအကျဉ်းချုပ် (အင်္ဂလိပ်+မြန်မာ) အားဖော်ပြအပ်ပါသည်။
(နေပြည်တော်၊ ၂၃-၂-၂၀၁၈ ရက်)

JPN gov’t five INGOs sign Exchange of Notes on Grant Aid to Rakhine State
Naypyitaw, February 22

TO assist in humanitarian aid program and in works of the Union Enterprise for Humanitarian Assistance and Resettlement in Rakhine-UEHRD, Japanese government and UN agencies signed Exchange of Notes on Grant Aid to Rakhine on 22 February.

The signing ceremony in Nay Pyi Taw was attended by Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Dr. Win Myat Aye and representatives from the UN agencies.
The Union Minister expressed thanks to the Japanese government for the aid.

Japanese Mr. Tateshi HIGUCHI, representatives of five international organizations signed the Exchange of Notes for grant assistance projects in Nay Pyi Taw on 22 February for implementing projects with total grant assistance of 2.2 billion Yen in order to improve humanitarian and development situation in Rakhine State.

Through World Food Programme (WFP), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), this project will provide humanitarian assistance to affected people and communities such as food distribution, child protection, protection of displaced persons, shelter maintenance, child education and health care.
—The Global New Light of Myanmar
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Suspects with gun found near Maungtaw coast
Naypyitaw, February 22

Security forces of Gawdutharra Coast in Maugtaw, Rakhine State, caught five men who were in possession of a gun, 1 bullet, Ks 1,280,000 and 1,050 Bangladeshi takas in cash. Two of the men are Bangladeshi citizens, while the other three, Husaung Ahmet, Ali Hussein and Saw Yusalan, are suspected of having crossed into Bangladesh.
Further investigations will be conducted to see if they have connections with the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army terrorist group.
—The Global New Light of Myanmar

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