India donates agricultural equipment to Myanmar

15 June 2019
India donates agricultural equipment to Myanmar
Rakhine State Chief Minister U Nyi Pu, Indian Ambassador Mr. Saurabh Kumar and guests look around agro machineries during the handover ceremony at the Sittway Port yesterday. Photo: MNA

The Indian government of donated 15 tractors, 15 harvesters and 40 sets of computers and accessories to the Rakhine State Government under the India-Myanmar Friendship Programme yesterday, according to a local media report.

At the event to hand over the donation held at the Sittway Port, Ambassador of India Mr. Saurabh Kumar said the donation was aimed at promoting agricultural sector, creating job opportunities and encouraging technology among the youth in Rakhine State, according to a report in the Global New Light of Myanmar.

The Rakhine State Chief Minister Nyi Pu thanked the ambassador and said the equipment would be put to good use in the state.