Government signs MoUs with Japan for projects in Chin and Kachin states

A muddy road near Tedim winds through the hills of Chin State. Photo: Mizzima

Myanmar and Japan have signed three memoranda of understanding on the provision of Japanese financial assistance on Wednesday the Global New Light of Myanmar reported on 17 September.

The agreements were signed at the Ministry of National Planning and Economic Development and the projects will take place in Kachin and Chin states. Under the agreement, Japan’s government will provide financial assistance of up to US$34.6 million for projects focused on developing the livestock and fisheries sector and rural development more generally, as well as transport infrastructure.

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