MoHT Union Minister attends closing ceremony of Tourism Research Project

Ministry of Information/ Naypyitaw / April 01, 2023

UNION Minister for Hotels and Tourism U Aung Thaw attended the closing ceremony of the Tourism Research Project implemented through the Mekong-Lancang Cooperation Special Fund 2021 in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.

At the event, the Union minister said “The Establishment of Bakery & Pastry Trainings for the Vulnerable Persons Project” is being implemented under the Mekong-Lancang Cooperation Special Fund 2022 and three further projects have been proposed for 2023.

The project developed with the use of the 2021 Mekong-Lancang Cooperation Special Fund benefited the ministry staff, educational staff and teachers regarding the survey and it also organized the research unit for the ministry, conducted a survey on tourism and produced skilled staff for the sustainability of projects.

Moreover, the Ministry is also compiling the guest list of local and foreign tourists daily and all should work together to issue accurate data.

Then, the Chinese Minister Counselor and the ViceChair of the Mekong-Lancang Cooperation National Coordination Unit (Myanmar) made remarks respectively.

Then, the Director-General of the Directorate of Hotels and Tourism reported on the outcomes of projects, experiences and further work plans.



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Yangon Region Government / September 30, 2021

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Yangon Region Government / September 30, 2021

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MoH Union Minister holds coordination meeting on RDT use for international flight passengers, inspects preparations at Yangon International Airport

Ministry of Information/ Naypyitaw / April 29, 2022

UNION Minister for Health Prof Dr Thet Khaing Win presided over a coordination meeting on plans to change into an RDT system for international flights on 27 April.

During the meeting, the Union minister said the infection rate of COVID-19 has declined in most regional countries, including Myanmar. Specific activities are also prioritized systematically to ease COVID-19 rules and regulations as the COVID-19 vaccine coverage becomes high.

The government also arranged to ensure the reopening of international flights and systematic COVID-19 health rules for the tourist and Myanmar citizen arrivals to develop the country’s global tourism industry.

He also talked about the declining positive cases among the passengers in commercial flights and relief flights, challenges in the resumption of commercial aviation, and the COVID19 Antigen Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) to save time and money for flight passengers.

Then, meeting attendees discussed proper services for passengers, plans to change into RDT (draft) and current challenges during the resumption of international flights, visas, health insurance, collection of Myanmar kyats for RDT test, preparations to avoid mass gatherings in RDT test section at the airport, taking swab samples, quality RDT test kits and other matters.

The Union minister instructed necessary things and concluded the meeting.

The Union minister and relevant officials inspected the preparations to conduct COVID-19 tests using RDT on the passengers of regular international flights at Yangon International Airport yesterday.

During the inspection tour, the Union minister instructed officials to systematically collect data from passengers, swab samples, the opening of more swab counters to avoid mass gathers while waiting for their test results, establish an exchange counter, welfare of airport staff and disease control activities when the results show positive.

The Ministry of Health allowed the international flights starting 17-4-2022 as per COVID-19 health rules under the COVID-19 Central Committee on Prevention, Control and Treatment and decided to use RDT at the Yangon International Airport soon to save the cost as the infection rate drops.