Due to heavy rain on two successive days on 9-10 August, downtown wards in Kengtung of eastern Shan State were inundated.
A total of 200 houses were affected by the inundation over downtown roads by one foot. According to surveys at 1 pm yesterday, the water level has decreased significantly. Departmental personnel, Tatmadawmen, village administrators, Red Cross members, Fire Brigade members and NGOs provided emergency aids which include lunch boxes, Kengtung road near Baytala village in Nantyaung
Upgrading the education standard of Tatmadaw families is to contribute to development of human resources of the nation, said Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing in meeting with servicemen and families of the station at Panmawady Naval Region Command Headquarters this morning.
The Senior General inspected construction of the hospital at the headquarters and then met servicemen and family members at Panmawady Hall.