Date: 9 January 2018
The hand-over ceremony of the Assembled Board Houses (100) units was held at the Myanmar Industrial Port (MIP), Yangon, on Saturday morning.
Union Minister for Construction U Win Khaing; Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Dr. Win Myat Aye; Deputy Minister for Construction U Kyaw Lin; Yangon Region Electricity, Industry and Transport Minister Daw Nilar Kyaw; departmental heads; and the Chinese Ambassador to Myanmar, Mr. Hong Liang, along with embassy staff, invited guests and the media, attended the ceremony.
During the ceremony, the Chinese Ambassador handed over the Assembled Board Houses (100) units to Union Minister for Construction and Electricity and Energy U Win Khaing, and they inspected the units together. Later, the Chinese Ambassador clarified the purpose of the handover and the process of humanitarian aid, on behalf of the People’s Republic of China, to the Rakhine State. Union Minister U Win Khaing said China had donated 232 Assembled Board Houses to Myanmar in 2016, and all these units will contribute to the development of a medical care system in the region. He acknowledged and expressed appreciation for the assistance of the Chinese government, as China has continually supported multiple sectors in Myanmar, including healthcare, to raise the standard of living in the region. Next, they signed the handover agreements for the Assembled Board Houses (100) units and took group photographs. To cope with poverty-related problems, many projects such as Assistant Board Houses and medical units are being undertaken in Taung Pyo Letwe Village, Maungtaw region. Some 17 Assembled Board Houses, together with five rooms, are being constructed.—Myanmar News Agency
Source : GNLM ( Global New Light of Myanmar )