Media delegation visits Taung Pyo Letwe reception centre
Maungtaw July 26
A visiting media delegation collected information on the process of issuing National Verification Cards and Electronic Identification Cards to returnees at the Taung Pyo Letwe reception centre in Maungtaw District.
“The Taung Pyo Letwe reception centre opened on 23 January and is ready to accept returnees. We have arranged to issue NV cards and EID cards to returnees. Issuing EID cards will be done on a trial basis in Nay Pyi Taw, Mandalay and Yangon.” said U Ko Ko Thaw, Director from the Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population.
The journalists also witnessed the stockpiling of aid by the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement to be delivered to returnees and the preparedness of health care services to be given to them. And then the media delegation went to the boundary line and met with the displaced people living there.
-Myint Maung Soe