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Myanmar to seek removal from LDC list


Deputy Minister of Planning and Finance U Maung Maung Win. Photo: MNA

The Myanmar government is taking measures to remove the country from the Least Developed Country (LDC) list, according to a Xinhua report on 8 September quoting parliamentry sources.

Deputy Minister of Planning and Finance U Maung Maung Win told the House of Representatives (Lower House) that Myanmar was listed in 1987 but did not enjoy LDC benefit due to economic sanctions.

Workis underway to seek short-term technical advice and consultancies from resident UN Development Program (UNDP) experts and adoption of policies to support Myanmar's graduation from LDC status, the report quoted him as saying.

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