Diplomatic Envoy Visits
Maung daw 23: A diplomatic envoy
led by the Indonesian Ambassador to
The envoy team, also comprised of 11 other delegates from various embassies in
The envoy first visited the Kanyin Chaung Repatriation Camp, which is a major
refugee camp, where they met with several government officials under the
Immigration Department as well as officials from UNHCR.
U Sein Maung Myint, a director of the Arakan State Immigration Department,
shared with them the latest developments of repatriation and the Burmese
government's procedure for
repatriating refugees from
One of the UNHCR repatriation officials explained the implementation of UNHCR
procedures on returning refugees and told them that temporary citizenship cards
had been issued to refugees by the Burmese Military Government.
The envoy had many questions for both UNHCR and Burmese officials about the
condition of repatriated Muslim refugees, known as Rohingya, and they also
inspected the UNHCR's process of repatriation.
The envoy came to Arakan at the end of the year to inspect various projects
under the local UNHCR that have
been funded by several embassies in
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