CNI News

March 25, 2024

According to the negotiated agreement between Sr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing, chairman of the State Administration Council, and Thai government, Thai government started providing humanitarian aid to Myanmar, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand stated on 25th March 2024. 

The humanitarian aid contains rice, dry food and other materials and they have been delivered from Mae Sot, Thailand to Myawaday, Myanmar.

The aid is for over 20,000 Myanmar refugees and Myanmar Red Cross Association and Thai Red Cross Association will cooperate to hand over the aid to the refugees. The aid will be handed over to the refugees through the territories of seven NCA signatories.

While Thai officials were handing over humanitarian aid to Myanmar officials

The NCA has been signed by the Restoration Council of Shan State (RCSS), the Pa-O National Liberation Organization (PNLO), the New Mon State Party (NMSP), the Lahu Democratic Union (LDU), the Arakan Liberation Party (ALP), the Democratic Karen Benevolent Army (DKBA), the KNU/KNLA-Peace Council (KNU/KNLA-PC), the Chin National Front (CNF), the Karen National Union (KNU) and the All Burma Students Democratic Front (ABSDF).

Among the NCA signatories, the KNU, the ABSDF and the CNF, in collaboration with the Spring Revolution groups, is fighting against the Myanmar Tatmadaw to overthrow it and the seven remaining groups are discussing peace with the SAC.

Battles are breaking out severely between the Tatmadaw and armed groups across the country and the IDPs are more than one million at present.