Humanitarian Assistance: Meeting With Resident Presentative of ICRC in Myanmar

22 September 2022
2022-09-22 16:09

Union Minister for Immigration and Population U Myint Kyaing received Resident Presentative of the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) in Myanmar Ms. Elena Ajmone Sessera and delegates at the Ministry in Nay Pyi Taw, Thursday.
On the occasion, they discussed ICRC’s coordination and cooperation with related departments including the Ministry of Health on humanitarian assistance activities in Myanmar, opening of ICRC offices (Branch) in Myanmar and assigning employees including foreigners. The meeting also focused on repatriation of displaced persons including the locals in Rakhine State and plans to meet with concerned officials to provide humanitarian assistance for long-term sustainable development and assistance plans for this process, coordination between Myanmar-Bangladesh for accepting the people who fled to Bangladesh and signing MoU with UNDP and UNHCR,  the Ministry’s permission for the extension of entry visas and residency of ICRC representatives and officials and work procedures and rendering assistance on the requirements.

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