Myanmar storm victims to get aid

Myanmar storm victims to get aid

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday pledged humanitarian aid for victims of Cyclone Mocha in Myanmar to U Chit Swe, the country’s ambassador to Thailand, in a ceremony at Government House.

Also present at the ceremony were Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai and Anucha Burapachaisri, a government spokesman.

Gen Prayut expressed great sympathy for the citizens of Myanmar in the name of the government and the Thai people, and said he hoped the country and its people would quickly get past this difficult time.

He said the Thai government has also sent officials to work at the Asean Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on Disaster Management, or AHA Centre.

The Myanmar ambassador thanked the government for the assistance.