Ja­pan agrees to as­sist Myan­mar de­vel­op­ment in­clud­ing deep sea port project

Mizzima Business Weekly - - BUSINESS // NEWS -

Ja­panese Prime Min­is­ter Shinzo Abe and Myan­mar Pres­i­dent U Thein Sein agreed to work to­gether in the im­ple­men­ta­tion of seven ar­eas of de­vel­op­ment in­clud­ing Myan­mar’s deep sea port project dur­ing a meet­ing after the ASEAN Sum­mit held in Nay Pyi Taw on Novem­ber 12.

Ja­pan has a plan to co­op­er­ate with Myan­mar in health, ed­u­ca­tion, con­struc­tion, com­mu­ni­ca­tions, small and medium-scale in­dus­tries, Thi­lawa spe­cial eco­nomic zone, Dawei deep sea port, Yan­gon City trans­porta­tion, elec­tri­cal power projects and de­vel­op­ment in Rakhine State.

The Ja­panese Prime Min­is­ter said that he sup­ports Myan­mar’s peace-mak­ing process and ex­pects agree­ment for a na­tion­wide cease­fire.

Some of the fund­ing for the Myan­mar’s peace-mak­ing process ar­range­ments is be­ing pro­vided by the Nip­pon Foun­da­tion of Ja­pan, U Aung Min told par­lia­ment re­cently.

On Novem­ber 11 at the ASEAN Business and In­vest­ment Sum­mit held at Myan­mar In­ter­na­tional Con­ven­tion Cen­tre, Pres­i­dent U Thein Sein pointed out that spe­cial eco­nomic zones play a key role not only in Myan­mar but in the over­all de­vel­op­ment of ASEAN.

[Win Ko Ko Latt]

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