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A Family Returned: Taung Pyo Letwe Reception Centre Received A Returned Family

5 September 2018

A family comprised of six members, who went to another country returned to Taung Pyo Letwe Reception Centre, Maungtaw District, in Rakhine State on 4 September in the morning around 8 am, according to the Taung Pyo Letwe Reception Centre.

The Taung Pyo Letwe Reception Centre in charge and the officials have scrutinized Marmat Shawret  and his five family members. In the afternoon, Marmat Shawret  and his five family members arrived at the Hla Pho Khaung Transit Centre.

The camp in-charge U Soe Aung and officials assisted them with food and other items including kitchen utensils. Then, the authorities handed over the returnees to their relatives through the ward administrator.

The returned six family members include four males and two females. Earlier, this family had lived in Ye Aung Chaung Village, MeeTaik village track, in Maungtaw Township. Myanmar has been ready to accept the verified returnees as from 23 January 2018.  

Myanmar government is making both bilateral efforts with Bangladesh and cooperation with the UNDP and UNHCR. Myanmar and UN had successful experience of cooperation in the area of voluntary, safe and dignified return of displaced persons in early 1990s.