16 August 2019
Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Union Minister Dr. Win Myat Aye held talks with Indian Ambassador Saurabh Kumar and a delegation from the ASEAN Regional Mine Action Center (ARMAC) on separate occasions at the Ministry in Nay Pyi Taw, Wednesday.
In the meeting with the Indian Ambassador, they discussed cooperation between India’s government and the Ministry of Industry to conduct industrial skill courses to the locals in Pakokku and Myingyan, organizing similar short-term and long-term courses in Rakhine State and the implementation of the five-year collaboration project between Myanmar and India to develop Rakhine State with a budget of US$5 million per year.
In the meeting with ARMAC, the two sides discussed the Ministry’s assistance in future projects, awareness campaigns on the dangers of landmines, providing aid and rehabilitation assistance to landmine victims and cooperating with ARMAC on landmine-related tasks.
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