In collaboration with the Pa-O Self-Administered Zone Administration Body and the Pa-O National Organization-PNO, a ceremony for providing foodstuffs to temporarily displaced people was held at the multi-purpose hall in the Pinlaung Township of Pa-O Self-Administered Zone, Shan State (South), on 22 March.
At first, Member of Pa-O Self-Administered Zone Administration Body Lt-Col Nyi Nyi Tin gave an opening speech and Town Elder U Khun Maung Thaung gave words of encouragement to the temporarily displaced people.
The commodities were presented to the displaced people by Lieutenant-Colonel Nyi Nyi Tin, U Khun Hla Thein, departmental staff of Pa-O Self-Administered Zone, the PNO, Chairman U Win Ko of Pa-O Literary and Cultural Association (Central), Town Elder U Khun Maung Thaung, Santa Kham (PNO), Major Khun Joseph and Township Administrator U Tint Zaw Htet. On behalf of the temporarily displaced people, a resident gave a word of thanks.
There are 930 households and 3,855 displaced people in the Pinlaung Township. It is reported that the food commodities provided to the temporarily displaced people were 352 rice bags, 465 visses of edible oil, 930 visses of chickpeas, and 465 visses of salt with a total value of K29,610,000. — Township IPRD/CT