BUSINESS – Thein Sein pushes for more Japanese investment

President Thein Sein is visiting Tokyo over the weekend with the aim of attracting more investment from Japan to promote economic development. According to Japanese broadcaster NHK News, the president acknowledged that Burma is still at a low level of economic development, but said he hoped Japan will invest in a variety of areas to improve infrastructure and create jobs. Thein Sein is to attend the Mekong-Japan Summit on Saturday.