Thein Sein discusses development with Japanese PM Abe

Burma’s President Thein Sein held bilateral talks on Wednesday with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as part of the East Asia Summit, which is running parallel to the 25th ASEAN Summit in the Burmese capital. According to an ASEAN spokesperson, negotiations centered on bilateral cooperation, as well as Japanese efforts to boost Burma’s education, human resources development, the construction sector, telecoms, SMEs, the Thilawa project, and Rangoon city transportation plans.