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Daily News Brief on Rakhine State Affairs 21/05/2018

Over 60 houses handed over to Mro ethnic people in Maungtaw
Maungtaw, May 19

Sixty-four houses constructed by the Bago Region Government were handed over to the Kainggyi (Mro) ethnic people in the presence of Rakhine State Chief Minister U Nyi Pu in Maungtaw Township on 19 May 2018.

The Bago Region Government funded over Ks600 million for construction of the houses for the ethnic people. Construction of the houses started on 20 December. The houses are steel-structure, reinforced concrete buildings and cost Ks9.5 million each. Bago Region Chief Minister U Win Thein also handed over solar panels and other home accessories to the villagers.
—Zin Oo, Naing Lin Kyi, The Global New Light of Myanmar
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Third meeting held for Rakhine State documentary
Yangon, May 18

A third meeting to produce a documentary depicting Rakhine State’s beauty, richness of natural resources, and its simple, honest and friendly local ethnic nationals was held at the meeting hall of Myanma Radio and Television (MRTV) on Pyay Road in Yangon on 18 May 2018.

At the meeting, Union Minister for Information Dr. Pe Myint, Patron of the Movies and Documentaries Production Steering Committee, said the movies will be screened in country, as well as promoted on the international stage.
—MNA, The Global New Light of Myanmar
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