Friday, September 28, 2012

Thein Sein invited to visit Brussels

Friday, 28 September 2012 14:41 Mizzima News

Catherine Ashton, vice president of the European Commission, met with Burma’s President Thein Sein on the sidelines of the 67th UN General Assembly in New York on Thursday and invited him to visit Brussels soon.

The EU has started the procedure to reinstate the General System of Trade Preferences that will help Burma to expand exports to the EU.

Ashton has announced €150 million of additional funds in support of Burma’s ongoing reforms as well as projects in health and education.

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