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A TWO DAY LONG  YOUTH AND STUDENTS' DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP CONCLUDED IN MYANMAR  BANGLADESH BORDER

Maungdaw,  8
th February 02 :  A two day long Youth and Students' Development workshop was successfully completed in a place on the Myanmar  Bangladesh border, a spokesman from the National United Party of Arakan told our correspondent.
        The workshop was attended by 13 participants from seven Rakhine political opposition groups including All Arakan Students and Youths Congress(AASYC), Arakan League for Democracy(ALD), Arakan Labour Association (Exile)(ALAE), National United Party of Arakan(NUPA), Rakhaing Overseas in Exile(ROE), Rakhine Women Union(RWU), and Rakhine Youth and Development Programme(RYDP).   
        The workshop, a rare occasion attended by many Rakhine political parties on the western side of Myanmar, was sponsored by Burma Relief Center (BRC).  In the workshop the participants discussed the future of the politically active present-day Rakhine youths.  They also offered their views on conducting future workshops , what their nature and contents would be besides the subject matter for their own development. 
        The NUPA spokesman has also pointed out to the fact that, Rakhine State on the south western side of Myanmar has been the most neglected state in comparison with the other border regions of Myanmar. #