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NASAKA IMMIGRATION CAMP #25: FOR CHECKING FOREIGN TOURISTS' ENTRY TO RAKHINE STATE IN WESTERN MYANMAR

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nd January 02:  A Swiss tourist, Ms Alessandra Marie Joelle, was interrogated for three hours at Ann at the Nasaka (Security and Immigration) Camp #25 on January 3rd ,  2002, on her return from a visit to the historical sites in Rakhine State, the western state of Myanmar, a higher official in the State Agricultural Department who was on the spot told our correspondent.
The Swiss tourist was returning to Yangon by road  from Sittwe, the capital of Rakhine State.  When Nasaka got clearance after three hours from the Western Command, on the movement permit for the tourist within Rakhine State, she was allowed to continue her trip to Yangon
The Nasaka Security and Immigration Camp #25 has been set up only to check the entry of foreigners to Rakhine State through the  Yangon  Sittwe highway.  In recent months some foreigners have been disallowed to go to Rakhine State through the Yangon  Sittwe highway at the Camp #25 at Ann.   #