The Ministry of Border Affairs organized a coordination meeting on the development of border areas and human resources yesterday.
During the meeting, Union Minister Lt-Gen Tun Tun Naung highlighted the impacts of COVID-19 on businesses, society and education in addition to health sectors, the safe condition only after the fully COVID-19 vaccination programmes and efforts of State Administration Council for vaccination programmes.
The Union Minister also urged to serve the duties with consideration in accordance with the COVID-19 health rules of the Ministry of Health and Sports.
He then discussed the reopening of university and degree college of Human Resources Development, youth training centres and vocational training in the post-COVID-19 period, capacity building of instructors and staff, and completion of region/state construction works in 2020-2021FY in accord with the fixed quality and criteria.
He then highlighted the strategy of ministry – “to ensure that there is no lapse in the border and ethnic development of the various regions of Myanmar”, proportionate development between border area development and human resources development processes, sustainable socio-economic development of border ethnic people, stability and peace in border areas.
He also stressed the need to utilize the state budget for the priority sectors in border areas, effective use of budget, accountability and responsibilities of staff in every level to scrutinize the work to complete in time in accordance with the fixed quality, standards, policies and directives.
He also emphasized the Civil Services Law, relief measures of State Administration Council for the civil services to enter the workplaces in time and consideration of civil services for the interests of country and people.
Then, the Directors-General briefed the performance of departments and Rectors of development university, Deputy Directors-General, principals of degree colleges and other officials presented the work plans being conducted in 2020-2021FY, plans for reopening of university, colleges and training schools in the post-COVID-19 period and management system of administrative affairs.
The Ministry of Border Affairs spent a total of K62,343.763 million of the budget for the border area development programmes in 2020-2021FY while K10,236.466 million of the budget for the human resource development of ethnic young people. —MNA