Ministry to hear out nursing students

The Ministry of Health and Sports will talk to nursing students who staged a protest on March 15, its permanent secretary Dr Thet Khaing Win said. He said the ministry would negotiate with the students until their problems were settled. “We will discuss until they are satisfied. But the terms to be discussed must be for both sides. “As government employees, there are rules and regulations we must follow. As students, they too have to comply with rules and regulations. “We cannot supersede regulations,” he told a press conference on March 16. Some 1000 student nurses from Yangon’s Nursing University and Nursing Training School, former students and non-governmental organisations marched in a protest from the university to the Mahabandoola Park in front of City Hall on Wednesday.

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