8th June 2012
|Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services meets Thai mily delegation
NAY PYI TAW, 8 JuneDeputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) General Soe Win received the visiting Commander of 3rd Army Area of Royal Thai Armed Forces Lt-Gen Charnchainarong Dhanarun and party at Zeyathiri Beikman, here this evening.
Present also were General Hla Htay Win of the Office of the Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services, Lt-Gen Aung Than Htut and Lt-Gen Thet Naing Win of the Office of the Commander-in-Chief (Army), Chief of Staff (Navy) Rear-Admiral Thura Thet Swe, Chief of Staff (Air) Maj-Gen Khin Aung Myint and Myanmar Military Attaché to Thailand Col Win Maung.
Together with the Thai Commander were Deputy Commander of 1st Army Area Maj-Gen Paiboon Komchaya, Deputy Commander of 3rd Army Area Maj-Gen Prakan Cholayuth, Deputy Commander of 4th Army Area Maj-Gen Kitti Intason, Deputy Commander of 3rd Naval Area Command RADM Suangsan Bindusmita, Director of Thai-Myanmar Cooperation Centre Maj-Gen Wannawasit Wongthai, Head of Thai-Myanmar Cooperation Centre Maj-Gen Sumphan Srirajbuapan, Deputy Director of Border Affairs Department Maj-Gen Uthai Parn Sanay and Thai Military Attaché to Myanmar Col Pachern Chaikij. MNA
Myanmar-Thai Development Committee vows for mutual beneficial cooperation
NAY PYI TAW, 8 JuneThe 26th Myanmar-Thai Regional Border Committee Meeting hosted by Myanmar commenced in Taunggyi of eastern Myanmar Shan State, yesterday.
Riots occur in Maungtaw of Rakhine State, state curfew imposed
Maungtaw, Buthidaung in Rakhine State placed under curfew
The order "Criminal Miscellaneous Case No.1/2012" is as follows:
All Myanmar Islam Association issues statement of its stance
NAY PYI TAW, 8 June All Myanmar Islam Association today issued a statement of its stance on the situations happening in western Myanmar Rakhine State. It is as follows:-
“Republic of the Union of Myanmar All Myanmar Islam Association
Statement of Stance 8 June, 2012
All Myanmar Islam Association issued a statement of its stance on the situations happening in Rakhine State as follows:-
(a) We condemn the terrorizing and destruction of lives and property of innocent people.
(b) We express deepest sympathy for the loss of lives of innocent people, destruction of public property and those dismayed.
|All Myanmar Islam Association requests Islams to keep calm
NAY PYI TAW, 8 JuneAll Myanmar Islam Association has issued a letter of request asking Islams to keep calm in line with Islamic teachings. It is as follows;
“Republic of the Union of Myanmar All Myanmar Islam Association
No. 214 (Government’s Religious Cash Assistance Acceptance Committee Office) Bo Sun Pak Street, Pabedan Township, Yangon Ph: 388146, 253683, 252608, 241717, 241212, 296134
Request to Islams
There have been different views among the people concerning the news reporting on the newspapers issued on 5 June, 2012.
With regard to this, All Myanmar Islam Association has issued a statement which it submitted to responsible organizations concerned seeking for peaceful resolution within the framework of law.
Thus, Islams are requested in all seriousness to live in tranquility in accordance with Islamic teachings, avoiding expression of wishes in groups.
|Union Mines Minister meets ROK guests
NAY PYI TAW, 8 June Union Minister for Mines U Thein Htaik met Executive Vice President Mr Andrew W.S. Shin of ILJIN Electric Co., Ltd of the Republic of Korea, here, this morning.
They discussed on steps to be taken for exploration and production of copper and construction of copper refinery and enacting on Mines law, regulations, and investment procedures. MNA
Production sharing contract over EP 5 inland block inked
NAY PYI TAW, 8 June Myanma Oil and Gas Enterprise of the Ministry of Energy, Istech Energy EP5 Pte Ltd registered in Singapore and national Smart Technical Services Limited signed a production sharing contract on inland oil block EP 5 at the ministry, here yesterday.
The contract was signed by Managing Director of MOGE U Aung Htoo, Managing Director of Istech Energy EP 5 Pte Ltd Mr Inder Singh and Managing Director of Smart Technical Services Limited Daw Yadana Su Hlaing at the presence of Union Minister for Energy U Than Htay, Chairman of Myanmar Investment Commission Union Minister for Industry U Soe Thein, Joint-Secretary of MIC Deputy Minister for Rail Transportation Thura U Thaung Lwin, Deputy Attorney-General U Tun Tun Oo.
Director of Istech Energy EP 5 Pte Ltd Mr Howardi Somai and General Manager of Smart Technical Services Limited Daw Mary Htoo were also present.
Union Minister U Win Tun meets RECOFTC, Mitsui officials
NAY PYI TAW, 8 JuneUnion Minister for Environmental Conservation and Forestry U Win Tun met Chairman of Thai-based (Regional Community Forestry Training Centre) RECOFTC’s Board of Trustees Mr Davids Cassells and party, here, this morning.
Their discussion focused on long-term cooperation in promoting skills of staff and local people for full participation of establishing local community-owned forests, and sending of trainees.
Likewise, the Union Minister met Managing Officer Mr Tanaka of Yangon-based Mitsui & Co., Ltd and party and discussed establishment of forest plantations and bamboo plantations in depleted forests. MNA
Poverty reduction tasks meet with success
NAY PYI TAW, 8 June With the collaborative efforts of the Sub-committee for boosting for livestock and fish and meat production and the Sub-committee for cooperatives works, tasks for reducing poverty in rural areas have met with success, said Union Minister for Cooperatives and for Livestock and Fisheries U Ohn Myint, yesterday.
During the work coordination meeting of the two committees yesterday, the Union Minister stressed the need for establishing micro credit schemes to lend money to villagers to support the capital of the villagers before public-owned micro credit schemes and village banks are formed. He also called on officials concerned for organizing people in rural areas to extend their livestock breeding including dairy farms to increase per capital income and extra income and to get jobs.
Deputy Minister for Cooperatives U Than Tun and Deputy Minister for Livestock and Fisheries U Khin Maung Aye discussed the reports of the supporting committees. The Union Minister called for conducting courses in townships as part of efforts for educating the working groups.MNA
Mitsui Co., Ltd (Nay Pyi Taw) office opens
NAY PYI TAW, 8 JuneMitsui Co., Ltd (Nay Pyi Taw) office was opened here, yesterday evening, with an address by Union Minister for Commerce U Win Myint.
The occasion was attended by Union ministers, deputy ministers, Japanese Ambassador to Myanmar Mr Takashi Saito, officials from Mitsui Co., Ltd and local officials.
CEO and President Mr Iijima Masami of Mitsui Co., Ltd and Union Minister U Win Myint delivered speeches and resident representative Mr Masanari Nagai extended greetings. Dinner was hosted to the guests, in the evening. MNA
Mercy Corps proposes to cooperate with Health Ministry
NAY PYI TAW, 8 June Union Minister for Health Dr Pe Thet Khin received Country Director Mr Paolo Cerati of the US-based Mercy Corps and party, here yesterday morning.
The guests proposed to cooperate with the ministry in the expectant, infant and child health care services, nourishment promotion programme, potable water supply and environmental sanitation works, with signing of a MoU.
The Union Minister replied that the ministry was undertaking health care works in cooperation with social organization in the interests of the people, asking the guests to submit the detailed work plans to him after coordinating with the personnel concerned. MNA
VOA to cooperate with City FM
YANGON, 8 June Yangon Region Development Affairs Minister Yangon Mayor U Hla Myint cordially discussed cooperation between V.O.A and City FM with Director Mr David Ensor of Voice of America and party, yesterday morning.
It was also attended by Charge d’ Affaires ai Mr Michael E. Thurston of US Embassy, U Than Lwin Tun of V.O.A Myanmar Programme, Secretary of Yangon City Development Committee U Kyaw Soe, member U Nyi Nyi and head of Public Relations and Information Department U Hla Myint Swe.MNA
Australian Foreign Affairs Minister concludes visit
YANGON, 8 JuneThe Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Mr Bob Carr laid a wreath at Commonwealth War Cemetery in Sangyoung Township, here, this morning.
They then left here in the evening.MNA
SWRR Ministry to cooperate with UN Habitat and Pact Myanmar
NAY PYI TAW, 8 June The Relief and Resettlement Department signed MoUs with the UN Habitat and Pact Myanmar which are cooperating with the department in risk reduction works, here yesterday morning. Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Deputy Minister U Phone Swe made an address at the occasion.
Director-General of the department U Soe Aung, Head of Agency Mr Srinivasa Popuri and Project Administrator Mr Thomas E Hensleigh of Pact Myanmar signed the MoUs, before the deputy minister.
Mission Director Mr Terry Myers of the USAID, Mr Popuri and Mr Hensleigh spoke words of thanks.MNA
Myanmar victorious shooting team back from Malaysia
YANGON, 8 JuneThe victorious Myanmar shooting team led by President of Myanmar Shooting Federation U Htet Nyi arrived back here yesterday evening after taking part in the 36th SEA Shooting Championship 2012 held in Kuala Lumpur.
The Myanmar team secured two gold, three silver and three bronze medals. The two golds were in 50-m prone men’s event and 50-m prone men’s event. The three silvers were in the 50-m men’s free pistol event, 25-m sport women’s event, and in the 25-m sport women’s team event. The three bronzes were fetched in the 50-m free pistol men’s team event, the 50-m prone women team’s event, and in the 10-m air pistol men’s team event.MNA