Cash assistance, relief items donated to victims of hailstones

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Kengtung, 18 Feb- Shan State Government donated cash assistance to those of damaged houses recently hit by hailstones at Buddhawin Monastery in Kattaung Village of Kengtung Township on 7 February.

Chief Minister of Shan State U Sao Aung Myat explained the purpose of assistance. Next, Chief Minister U Sao Aung Myat, Commander of Triangle Region Command Maj- Gen Than Tun Oo, State Ministers Col Aung Thu, Dr Myo Tun and U Peter Thaung Sein and officials presented cash assistance and relief items to the victims.

On behalf of the locals, U Sao Lon Mont spoke words of thanks.

At the ceremony, Triangle Region Command donated 1000 CI sheets worth K 3 million, 10 boxes of Mama instant noodle worth K 450,000, K 15,540,000 for damaged houses, Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement eight relief items worth K 7,717,538 and 206 bags of rice worth K 3,959,550 for 206 people, totally amounting to K 30,667,088.

The Chief Minister and party inspected Kattaung, Wankan and Yansaw villages hit by hailstone recently.