Singapore to renew cooperation programme with Myanmar


Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean Photo: How Hwee Young/EPA

Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean will make an official visit to Myanmar's Nay Pyi Taw and Yangon from June 30 to July 2, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said in a statement on Monday according to Asiaone.com on the 29 June.

In Nay Pyi Taw, Mr Teo will call on Myanmar's president U Thein Sein, Vice President Dr Sai Mauk Kham, Union Parliament and Lower House Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann, as well as meet with Union Minister for Home Affairs Lieutenant General Ko Ko.

Deputy Prime Minister Teo will sign an agreement on the renewal of the Singapore Myanmar Technical Cooperation Programme together with Vice President Dr. Sai Mauk Kham who will also host an official dinner for Deputy Prime Minister Teo.

After his visit to Nay Pyi Taw, Deputy Prime Minister Teo will travel to Yangon for the official opening of the OCBC Bank and United Overseas Bank branches in Yangon on July 2.

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