Local, foreign media gather news in Maungtaw Township
Maungtaw August 23
A group of journalists from domestic and foreign media agencies departed from Sittway for Maungtaw yesterday to gather news on the ground concerning Maungtaw District’s development, rehabilitation and relocation processes.
The media group first met with Maungtaw District officials at the Maungtaw District General Administration Office. During the meeting, Deputy Administrator explained about the UEHRD-facilitated repatriation process for returnees, rebuilding houses in the district, and the construction and completion of reception centers, while Police Lt-Col explained about security measures taken.
In the afternoon, the media group travelled to Hla Pho Khaung Transit Centre, viewing the structure and gathering news. The media group then travelled to Shwe Zar Village and interviewed the Muslims, Hindus and local residents peacefully co-existing.
—Ramanya, Myo Thu Hein