Union Minister U Thein Swe receives UNSG’s Special Envoy
Naypyitaw January 28Union Minister for Labour, Immigration and Population U Thein Swe received Mrs. Christine Burgener and party at the Ministry’s guest hall in Nay Pyi Taw.
At the meeting, they discussed frankly and exchanged views on opening of reception centres in Taung Pyo Letwe and Nga Khu Ya to receive returnees, arrangements made for board and lodging for the returnees, construction of houses near the villages where the displaced persons lived before, forms for receiving returnees as agreed in the bilateral agreement sent by Bangladesh and reply from Myanmar side, arrangements made for returnees who were issued with national verification card (NVC) to apply for assessment of citizenship and to hold an appropriate card, the present status of issuing NVC cards, explanations made to the locals on about NV Card and its benefit, May Yu FM Radio broadcast in Maungtaw and Buthidaung area in Bama, Rakhine and Bengali languages, distribution of pamphlets in IDP camps, Myanmar-Bangladesh bilateral cooperation on receiving returnees, signing of MoU between the Ministry, UNDP and UNHCR to succeed in the work, status of conducting three step field visit according to the MoU, assessment of according to 1982 Myanmar Citizenship Law, status of humanitarian assistance and support of UN and international organizations on a dignified return of returnees.
Union Minister Lt-Gen Sein Win receives UNSG’s Special Envoy
Naypyitaw January 28
Union Minister for Defence Lt-Gen Sein Win received Mrs. Christine Burgener, Special
Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General on Myanmar, yesterday, at the guest hall of Union Minister’s Office, Ministry of Defence in Nay Pyi Taw.
During the meeting, they cordially discussed matters concerning Rakhine State affairs, repatriation process and preventing the use of child soldiers.