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Union of Myanmar Federation of Chamber of Commerce and Industry commits to helping government’s Rakhine development

Author: Mizzima - News from Myanmar (Myanmar), Published on: 23 October 2017

The Union of Myanmar Federation of Chamber of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI) announced October 21 that it was setting up Nine Private Sector Task Forces for taking part in the Myanmar government’s [Enterprise of Humanitarian Assistance, Resettlement ad Development] UEHRD Project. Nine Task Forces formed will help the work of resettlement and development in Rakhine State in the sectors concerned with each task force by pooling all resources of the private sector, the UMFCCI said... The meeting...formed Nine Task Forces constituted with representatives of organizations and businesspersons, for complementing and taking part in the...project in selected nine sectors based on the expertise of the private sector. These task forces will do the immediate work of resettlement and providing humanitarian assistance in Rakhine State besides other short term and long term work of creating business and job opportunities, promotion of trade and attracting investments with detailed working plans and schemes...UEHRD...said, “We will prove that the private sector businesspersons can turn Rakhine State into a developed State amid the immense difficulties. We will invite all businesspersons and people across the country for taking part in this noble work through all sorts of platforms such as internet, and mobile phones and social media.” 

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