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Pan Khin Project: Household population list and CSC presented

18 November 2022
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2022-11-18 17:10

The event of presenting household population list and citizen scrutinizing cards conducted by the ministry of immigration and population in the Shan State (North) was held at the Township Hall of Lashio in the morning on 18th November with the attendance of the Union Minister for Immigration and Population U Myint Kyaing, Commander of North-East Command Ma-J Gen. Naing NaingOo, Chairman of “Wa” Self-Administered Divison U Nyi Nut, Chairman of Kokang Self-Administered Zone U Myint Swe, Chairman of Palaung Self-Administered Zone U Tar Thein Zaw, Chairman of Shan State Sub Administration Council U Myo Aung, officials and members of local ethnic cultural committee and local people.

Speaking at the event, the Union Minister U Myint Kyaing said that the ministry has been carrying out the task of issuing household population list and citizenship scrutiny cards in different era. During the incumbent government, it’s been carried out with Pan Khin Project by drawing the plans.

Pan Khin Project is being implemented for every citizen to bear a suitable card in line with the qualification to be a citizen and every eligible citizen to be able to vote in the elections to be held in the future. Pan Khin Project has been carrying out for over 3.4 million voters within 18 months period and the target has been met in the townships in Shan State (North) apart from “Wa” special region.

The on ground tasks to issue the household population list and citizen card with Pan Khin Project stage (2) in “Wa” Special Region will be carried out soon.Next, the Union Minister, Commander, Chairmen of Self-Administered Division and Zones and officials presented the household population list and citizen scrutinizing cards conducted by the ministry of immigration and population in the Shan State (North) through the local ethnic representatives.

Then, a local resident expressed words of thanks for carryout out the task on the ground to issue the household population list and citizenship scrutinizing cards and the event was concluded. The union minister and commander together with the officials posed for the documentary group photo, cordially greeted the attendees and viewed the Pan Khin Project activities photo exhibition in the hall.During the event, the local ethnic nationalities from (9) Townships of Shan State (North) including Lashio, Theinni, Kun Lon, Kyaukme, Thipaw, Naung Cho, Tant Yan, Mai Ral and Kut Khaing presented 30 household population lists and 1362 citizenship scrutinizing cards, it’s learnt. 

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