State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi hosted an honorary dinner for a British delegation led by Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson at her residence on January 20, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
During the meeting, they discussed boosting cooperation in bilateral relations, education, health care and economic sectors. Their discussions also focused on the peace process and democratisation efforts, said the ministry.
Other ministers and British Ambassador Andrew Patrick also joined the state dinner.
Yangon Region's government is planning to transform Thakhin Mya Park and its surroundings into a recreational area for commuters, chief minister Phyo Min Thein told a meeting with the media at t
Three people have been killed in floods in Taninthayi Township, Taninthayi Region, and Ayemonthar village is in urgent need of aid.
Although water levels have decreased, the torrential rain has been falling from the second week of January and some villages are in urgent need of rescue operations and assistance.
Japan signed an agreement in Nay Pyi Taw on January 18 to provide Official Development Assistance (ODA) to Myanmar for five projects worth US$824 million (Yen 93.97 million), according to the Japanese Embassy in Myanmar.
The ODA is set to be used for the renovation and maintenance of Yangon-Mandalay railroad, the water supply in Yangon Region, the electricity supply to major cities, the agriculture sector and rural development.