Rakhine Commision

Statement by the Advisory Commission on Rakhine State

Statement by the Advisory Commission on Rakhine State

“The Commission was shocked to learn of the crash of the military transport plane in the Andaman Sea yesterday, and we are particularly saddened by the loss of so many young children. On this tragic occasion we wish to extend our deepest condolences to the bereaved families of those on board, their colleagues in the military, and the people of Myanmar.

“The Commission also wishes to pay tribute to personnel of the armed forces, who quickly launched comprehensive search and rescue operations, as well as to all the civilians who aided those efforts.”