Thar Shwe Oo (Kispa)
Ms. Christine Schraner Burgener, the United Nations Secretary General’s Special Envoy to Myanmar and party visited Rakhine State on June 18.
During a day trip to Maungdaw Township in northern Rakhine State, the UNSG Special Envoy for Myanmar and party met Bengalis who fled to Bangladesh and returned voluntarily to Myanmar. Later, they took a group photograph at the friendship bridge in Taungpyo Letwei in Myanmar-Bangladesh border area.
Ms. Christine Schraner Burgener and party also visited repatriation camp where implementations being taken by immigration department, Ministry for Social Welfare and Department of Health.
Deputy Director of Immigration department Ko Ko Thaw explained facts for issuing NVG cards. Officials also explained checking people if they really lived in Myanmar or not.
Later, they visited those living illegally near fences in Taungpyo Letwei in Myanmar-Bangladesh border area. Leader of Bangali named Demarmaut demanded rights for the Bengalis where the Special Envoy also asked what she wanted to know.
While areas along the fence near Myanmar-Bangladesh border line is illegal. But population living at that place is increasing daily and no information has passed through from Bangladesh over this matter. It is deemed a breach of the agreement signed by Myanmar and Bangladesh and the former has officially submitted a complaint.
The delegation later visited Kyein Chaung village. They then met Hindus families forced arrested by ARSA terrorists during violence and brought to Bangladesh and now staying in Rakhine State, relatives of Mro ethnics who were killed during the violence, some Muslims at the Maungdaw Township administration office.
Afterwards, they visited Pann Taw Pyin village which is a Bengali village but there are no one run from the place during the incident.
On June 17, Ms. Christine Schraner Burgener, the United Nations Secretary General’s Special Envoy to Myanmar and party arrived Rakhine State and visited IDPs camps in Myay Pon and Sittwe. They also met Rakhine State Chief Minister Nyi Pu and officials from Rakhine State party.
The United Nations Secretary General’s Special Envoy to Myanmar met with State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and Commander-in-Chief for Defense Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing on June 13.