organization based in Chin state capital Hakha donated forty bags of rice and
other supplies, to the Chin National Army (CNA) on Jan.3. This was the
first time the organization provided donations.
Ta – The General Secretary of the United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC), Nai Hong Sar, said that despite an agreement reached between Presidential Minister U Aung Min’s peace negotiating team and a UNFC delegation, political
dialogue could be delayed due to the Burmese military offensive in Kachin
emergency meeting of the New Mon State Party (NMSP) Executive Committee was
held on January 4 to discuss the current Burmese military offensive against
Kachin State. Attendees convened at party headquarters in Ye Chaung Phya area,
close to the Thai-Burma border, and called for an immediate countrywide
ceasefire and political dialogue with ethnic groups, according to NMSP’s
Foreign Affairs Official, Nai Hong Sar Poune Khain.