11 July 2019
Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Dr. Win Myat Aye met with Chargés d'affaires ad interim of the Swiss Embassy Thierry Umbehr on Wednesday afternoon.
The meeting at the Ministry in Nay Pyi Taw focused on the Ministry’s social protection strategy, cooperation between Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and Development of Border Areas and Ethnic Nationals Department in southern part of Myanmar and holding mine action workshop.
They also held talks on matters relating to Myanmar to host ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Disaster Management in October, cooperation with a Swiss expert on relief camp closure strategy and signing an agreement on health, education, water and sanitation projects in 7 townships of southern Shan State.
Also, the two sides discussed the need for establishment of social work institute at the Ministry and also the growing need for nursery schools across the country.
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