Issuing identity documents for minorities discussed in Mogok

Union Minister U Thein Swe meets with members of cultural groups from ethnic communities of Nepal (Gurkha), Kholon Lishaw, Kokang and Mone Wun for issuing identification cards in Mogok. Photo: MNA
Union Minister U Thein Swe meets with members of cultural groups from ethnic communities of Nepal (Gurkha), Kholon Lishaw, Kokang and Mone Wun for issuing identification cards in Mogok. Photo: MNA

Union Minister for Labour, Immigration and Population is working for issuing identification cards and household registration certifications for Lisu, Nepal (Gurkha), Kholon Lishaw, Kokang and Mone Wun  minorities.
Union Minister U Thein Swe held talks with the locals and officials on this process at the Golden Butterfly Hotel in Mogok Township, Mandalay Region, yesterday morning. At the meeting, the minister said that to some extent his office relaxed some immigration rules for issuing household registration certificates and identification cards for people by checking relevant documents in line with laws, regulations and instructions amidst the doubts of people in the procedures.
The Union Minister asked for coordination of ethnic group leaders in the process to award household registration certificates and national identification cards for the Lisue people.
He also coordinated with the discussions of Lisu Ethnic Affairs Minister U Gu Sar and Patron of Lisu Literature and Culture Group in Mogok U Yaw Set on cooperation with the Union Government and local officials in this process.
The Union Minister later met with chairpersons and members of cultural groups from communities of Nepal (Gurkha), Kholon Lishaw, Kokang and Mone Wun to hand out family registration certificates and a certain type of identification cards to them in Mogok.
Union Minister U Thein Swe and party also inspected the Office of Immigration and Population in Phaw Taw Village in Thabeikkyin Township for systematic immigration processes in collaboration with relevant organizations.—MNA (Translated by Aung Khin)

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