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Daily News Brief on Rakhine State Affairs 03/09/2018

Rakhine State Chief Minister meets Independent Commission of Enquiry
Sittway August 31

Rakhine State Chief Minister U Nyi Pu and members of the Rakhine State cabinet met with Chairperson of the Independent Commission of Enquiry Ambassador Rosario Manalo and members yesterday.

At the meeting Chief Minister U Nyi Pu said the leaders of the State, the government and people of the Rakhine State are very sorry for the conflicts happened unexpectedly in the state and the commission would see the truth as it observed the true situation of the Rakhine issue.

The Chief Minister also expressed his hope that Rakhine State would see better future as the government making its best for the state, adding that the trip of the Independent Commission of Enquiry would be supportive for the development of Rakhine State.

Afterwards, an official of the Rakhine State Government gave presentation on terrorist attacks by ARSA including conflicts in 2017, current preparedness for repatriation of displaced people.

Afterwards, Ambassador Rosario Manalo expressed thanks to the Chief Minister and officials for explaining the situation of issue in Maungtaw. She said the commission was very happy and satisfied with the tour as they could see the situation on the ground with transparency and meet the local people. On behalf of the commission, she pledged to work with fair and without bias.

Afterwards, Dr. Aung Tun Thet, Chief Coordinator of the Union Enterprise for Humanitarian Assistance and Resettlement and Development in Rakhine State explained the works of the UEHRD.
—Maung Sein Lwin (Myanma Alinn)
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Independent Commission of Enquiry visits Maungtaw, Rakhine State
Sittway August 31

Independent Commission of Enquiry visited Maungtaw, Rakhine State, yesterday and met with and local people and authorities.

At the centre, In-charge of the centre U Htay Maung explained works related with repatriation and Chairperson Mrs. Rosario Manalo and members of the commission raised questions.

Afterwards, the delegation met with local people at the Office of Nga Khu Ya Village Administration and questioned about their livelihood. Following the meeting, the delegation visited Kaing Gyi (Mro) Village, Shwe Zar Village and Pann Taw Pyin Village and met with local villagers cordially. During the visits to villages, they witnessed the development works and also discussed with local authorities for the livelihood of the villagers.

Afterwards, the Chairperson of the ICOE and members held talks with Maungtaw District Deputy commissioner and departmental officials in the district over socio economy, transportation and regional development tasks in the district.

—Maung Sein Lwin (Myanma Alinn)

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