Monday, February 4, 2013

World Bank delegation heads to Myanmar

Monday, 04 February 2013 13:14 Mizzima News

A high-level World Bank Group delegation led by International Financial Corporation (IFC) Executive Vice President and CEO Jin-Yong Cai are in Myanmar from February 3-5 to meet with President Thein Sein, government ministers, Aung San Suu Kyi, private sector representatives and development partners.

The visit comes after a World Bank decision on January 27 to write off more than 50 percent of Burma’s debt: World Bank to clear Burma’s debt

The World Bank says it is starting a full country program with a range of financial resources and technical assistance with emphasis on poverty reduction.

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