Union Minister visits Dawei for early childhood care programme

Union Minister Dr Win Myat Aye poses for a group photo together with children and parents after providing toys and food for children in Dawei yesterday. Photo: MNA
Union Minister Dr Win Myat Aye poses for a group photo together with children and parents after providing toys and food for children in Dawei yesterday. Photo: MNA

Dr Win Myat Aye, the Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement, visited Dawei Township, Thanintharyi region, to discuss early childhood care and development programme on 31 August
afternoon.
He met with parents, teachers and caretakers of children from mother circles and pre-schools under the managements of state and private sectors at the City Hall.
The Union Minister suggested to develop human resources, to nurture the children in line with early childhood care and development programmes up to 8 years old, and the collaboration of social communities, philanthropic organizations and public in this task.
He also remarked the ministry still have some restraints to operate sufficient number of pre-schools across the country, although it has plans to conduct the nationwide child development training programmes together with child protection schemes.
Dr Win Myat Aye emphasized the nutrition plans for the pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers who play a key role in development of children in term of physical and mental processes.
The Union Minister and party then answered the queries at the meeting before providing cash assistance of K1.83 million for the five mother circles and demonstrated proper disposal of rubbish. They also donated toys and nutritious food, as well as K9.75 million to buy five fiber boats for flooding incidents.—MNA (Translated by Aung Khin)

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