Japan will provide aid worth US$7.73 billion to Burma over five years to support its peace-building and development efforts, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday.
A group of 30 Burmese business leaders will travel to Japan as State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi begins a five-day visit to the country today.
The Thilawa Special Economic Zone is fast becoming a prime destination for foreign investment, but local people say their concerns aren’t being taken seriously.
Plans are afoot to revitalise the role of two committees that aim to rev up the multibillion-dollar project.
Members of a delegation of MPs returning from a study tour in Japan say that Burmese citizens may receive training with Japan’s assistance.
The treaty calls for Japanese investors to receive the same protections as other foreign investors in terms of export and technology transfer regulations.