COVID-19 Work Programs: Volunteers And CSOs In Taninthayi Region Honoured

13 July 2020
2020-07-13 09:45

The National Volunteer Steering Unit presented certificates of honour, badges, face masks and hand sanitizers to the volunteers and civil society organizations (CSOs) that are fighting against COVID-19 pandemic in Taninthayi Region, Sunday.

Secretary of the Steering Unit and Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Dr. Win Myat Aye and party visited quarantine centers that are opened at University for Computer Studies and Sasana Beikman in Dawei.

The Union Minister gave certificates of honour for volunteers and civil service organizations to the Taninthayi Chief Minister and presented badges, face masks and hand sanitizers to the volunteers’ representatives.

The Ministry also provided 30,000 kyats each, totaling 2.97 million kyats for 44 pregnant women, 41 children under five-year-old, and 14 elders aged 60 and above in the quarantine centers in Taninthayi region to the in-charge of the centers and asked about measures for the returnees and difficulties of volunteers.

At the ceremony, certificates of honour presented to 3,927 volunteers and 160 CSOs in Taninthayi region through officials of the State Government, the General Administrative Department and the relevant township volunteering supporting committees.

In the afternoon of that day, the Union Minister and party visited Yay in Mon State and inspected construction of two-storey primary school of the Social Welfare Department and called for timely completion of the tasks.

 They also went to a monastery in Asin Sanpya village in Yay and donated offertories and cash to the Sayadaw. The Uniion Minister also presented 30,000 kyats each, nutritious food and toys for the children under 5-year old at the quarantine center in the monastery.

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