The presidential order stressed that the government has been making strenuous efforts to adopt measures of prevention, control and treatment of Covid-19 without any discrimination on racial and religious grounds, based on a "No one left behind policy".
Chaired by Dr Tin Myo Win, vice chairman of the National Reconciliation and Peace Center, the four-member committee was formed with an aim to make the measures effective concerning prevention, control and treatment of Covid-19 in the areas where ethnic armed groups are residing, the order said.
The committee is assigned to exchange information related to Covid-19 and boost cooperation in monitoring returnees through the border gate, transferring patients if there are suspected Covid-19 cases and tracing contacts, among others.
The committee will conduct coordination and cooperation among ethnic armed groups, regional and state governments in the fight against the epidemic. - Xinhua/Asian News Network
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