A regional development strategy is being implemented in 17 township in Rakhine State, including Maungdaw, Buthidaung and Yathedaung, according to Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers and Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI).
Private sector task forces of the Union Enterprise for Humanitarian Assistance, Resettlement and Development in Rakhine (UEHRD) will negotiate with the state government to implement the strategy, said UMFCCI. general secretary Aung Kyi Soe.
The UMFCCI is organized into nine task forces: construction and infrastructure; agriculture and livestock breeding; economic zones development; information and public relations; job creation and vocational training; healthcare; micro-financing; fund-raising through crowd-funding; and tourism promotion for the works urgently needed in Rakhine State.
They will make preparation works to build basic infrastructure, including installing water and electricity systems and improving transport. They will submit their plans and have discussions with state government officials after their trip across the state on November 15.
In addition to the immediate works in Rakhine State of resettlement and humanitarian assistance, the groups will set up long-term and short-term plans to increase trade and investment for establishing businesses and creating job opportunities.