Rakhine implementation committee holds fifth meeting

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25 May,2018

The committee formed to implement the recommendations on Rakhine State held its 5/2018 work coordination meeting in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.

At the meeting, Dr. Win Myat Aye, Chairman of the committee and Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement said the committee is working hard to release its second report at the end of May.

The first report of the committee was released in February.

In his opening remarks at the meeting, Dr. Win Myat Aye expressed thanks to ministries concerned for their cooperation with the commission in implementing the recommendations on security, stability, peace and development in Rakhine State.

Regarding the implementation of the recommendations,the Union Minister stressed the need to gain positive results on the ground, urging the state, district and township level authorities to carry out their duties with accountability and responsibility.

The committee is giving priorities to citizenship scrutinization in accordance with the law, free movement in the state,creating opportunities for access to education, health and jobs, closing IDP camps which were set up in 2012, making tangible progress and releasing correct information.

At the meeting, U Nyi Pu, Joint Chairman and Chief Minister of Rakhine State, urged departments concerned to make more efforts for implementing the recommendations to bring better results, while the Rakhine State Government was working hard to bring about harmony between the different communities in the state.