Myanmar ready to start repatriation and resettlement of displaced persons : Union Border Affairs Minister

The chairman of the work coordination committee led international diplomats including those from the Chinese Embassy on their visits to Rakhine State two times to observe preparations for the pilot project of repatriation of displaced persons under the bilateral agreement between Myanmar and Bangladesh, said Union Minister for Border Affairs Lt-Gen Tun Tun Naung yesterday.
Union Minister Lt-Gen Tun Tun Naung, who is also in the capacity of Chairman of the Rakhine State Stability, Peace and Development Work Coordination Committee, delivered a speech at the meeting 1/2023 of the committee at the Ministry of Border Affairs in Nay Pyi Taw.
He continued to say that currently, Myanmar is ready to start reception and resettlement of displaced persons at any time, adding that development undertakings in the state have achieved success to some extent.
Vice-Chair 1 Union Minister at the Union Government Office 2 U Ko Ko Hlaing and Vice-Chair 2 Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Dr Soe Win discussed the progress of Rakhine State in all aspects, verifying reception of displaced persons, explaining progress in resettlement measures to the diplomats, humanitarian aid for displaced persons, functions of reception centres and preparations to accept displaced persons.
The meeting also focused on the verification of population, international cooperation, preparations to accept those persons, socioeconomic development and security measures. — MNA/TTA

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