Union Minister Lt Gen Tun Tun Naung Inspects IDP Camps and Returnee Repatriation Centres in Rakhine State

Union Minister for Border Affairs Lt Gen Tun Tun Naung and other Union Ministers along with Rakhine state Chief Minister and officials arrived Kyauk Phyu township on 19 December. Then the Union Minister and party inspected Kyauktalone IDP camp, the land plot for relocating the IDP camp and coordinated with the responsible officials to fulfil the needs of the displaced persons in the camp. 

The Union Minister and party conducted the following activities on 20 December:

· The Union Minister and party met with the displaced persons accommodated at the sport hall of Ann township and briefed them about the situations of current and future plans for them and then provided 999 bags of rice for 3,198 displaced persons of 689 households living in three temporary camps and four gathering points.

· On the same day, the Union Minister and party also met with the displaced persons living in Pae-pa-don IDP camp in Ann township and affirmed that the best efforts will be made to enable the displaced persons to return to their natives as early as possible.

· After that, the Union Minister and party inspected the construction progress of IDP camp located in Ann Taung village tract and briefed the responsible officials on the current construction situation and requirements.

Then, the Union Ministers and Rakhine state Chief Minister held a coordination meeting on the ongoing processes of the Coordination Committee on the Implementation of Peace and Stability and Development in Rakhine State and the National Level Committee on Closures of IDP Camps and the Resettlement of the Displaced Persons.

It is reported that a total of 16,717 displaced persons of 3,858 households in Rakhine state have been relocated to their respective natives from April 2021 to up  today and development activities continue for the villages.

  • Union Minister and party inspected Kyauktalone IDP camp, the land plot for relocating the IDP camp.
  • On 20 December, the Union Minister and party met with the displaced persons at the sport hall and at Pae-pa-don IDP camp in Ann township, and also inspected the progress of the construction progress of IDP camp located in Ann Taung village tract.
  • A total of 16,717 displaced persons of 3,858 households in Rakhine state have been relocated to their respective natives from April 2021 to up today.