UNHCR delegation visits Maungtaw

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United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Mr. Filippo Grandi and District Administrator pose for a photo in Maungtaw. Photo: MNA

A delegation led by Mr. Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, flew by Myanmar airlines to Sittway yesterday afternoon. They were welcomed at Sittway Airport by officials from the Rakhine State government and UNHCR.
The High Commissioner and delegation then went from Buthidaung to Maungtaw in the evening. The delegation held a meeting with the District Administrator and discussed about the implementation process of the MoU signed between the Union Government and the UNDP and UNHCR and possible extensions, holding coordination meetings between the State government and UN agencies, accepting returning IDPs, and proliferating the benefits of holding an NVC card.
This is the second visit by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees and his delegation to Rakhine State. —District IPRD
(Translated by Zaw Htet Oo)

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