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Daily News Brief on Rakhine State Affairs 29/06/2018

Dr. Win Myat Aye receives ROK, Bangladesh ambassadors separately
Naypyitaw, June 28

Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Dr. Win Myat Aye received Ambassador of the Republic of Korea (ROK) to Myanmar Mr. Lee Sanghwa and Bangladesh Ambassador to Myanmar Mr. Manjurul Karim Khan Chowdhury separately on 28 June 2018.

During the meeting with ROK ambassador, the topics of the signing of MoU between the Myanmar government, UNHCR and UNDP, the investment of ROK in the agriculture and garment manufacturing sectors of the UEHRD project, as well as the ROK’s cooperation for Rakhine State’s stability, peace and development were included.

During the meeting with Bangladesh Ambassador, they discussed matters related to UNHCR collecting biometric data of displaced persons from Myanmar in Bangladesh, difficulties faced in filling forms to return, unclear matters on arrangements made by Myanmar in resettling the returnees, sending and disseminating information from Myanmar side to Bangladesh on resettling and receiving returnees.
—MNA, The Global New Light of Myanmar.

Rakhine State Chief Minister receives ICRC President
Sittway, June 28

Rakhine State Chief Minister U Nyi Pu received International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) President Mr. Peter Maurer and party in Sittway on 28 June 2018.

At the meeting, matters related to ICRC and the Myanmar Red Cross Society cooperating to conduct the Red Cross Movement programme to fulfil regional requirements after the violent incidents in the Maungtaw region, the status of ICRC president meeting local communities in Rakhine State to increase assistance, security forces assisting in ICRC works, the union government and the state government conducting the process of receiving returnees, the assessment and resettlement of returnees under the UEHRD programmes were discussed.

During his trip to Rakhine State, the ICRC president visited the mobile Red Cross clinic in Buthidaung Township and the food distribution centre in Maungtaw Township.
— Tin Tun (IPRD)/ Aung Thuya, The Global New Light of Myanmar

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