UNION Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Dr Win Myat Aye and Rakhine State Chief Minister U Nyi Pu visited the injured students and the internally displaced persons in Buthidaung Township, Rakhine State, yesterday morning.
A school girl was injured in an attack that hit her primary school in Khamwechaung Village. She was at the Buthidaung People’s Hospital for medical treatment.
The Union Minister comforted the patient and her family members by presenting cash, jackets and medicines.
He also met with 15 wounded school children and their parents from the same village at the hospital hall, and provided them with some relief assistance.
During the meetings with the children, the Union Minister expressed his sorrow at the accident happened on 13 February, and said the government’s assistance to the children as the Rakhine State has been put in the top priority of government for peace and development of the region.
Rakhine State Chief Minister U Nyi Pu also pledged to provide assistance to the injured children.
The Chief Minister and officials also coordinated in water supply, transportation, health services and school renovations.
In the afternoon, the Union Minister and party visited the two temporary IDP camps in Buthidaung Township, and comforted the people, with giving rice, food items and toys.
At the meeting with the IDPs, the Union Minister explained the government’s works for development of Rakhine State and for ending conflicts as it is part of the Union of Myanmar.
People requested for the needs at the camps, from foods to transportation.
The Union Minister and party also took a school girl for medical treatment in Yangon as she was injured in the heavy weapon attack.
(Translated by Aung Khin)
Ref; The Global New Light of Myanmar