Friday, March 10, 2006

International Relations: India and Myanmar sign accords

Kyodo News, reports that India and Myanmar have signed three accords to cooperate in the fields of energy, space and education. A high level Indian official also said that India has agreed to extend more than $37 million in loans to Myanmar.

The agreement on cooperation in remote-sensing technology and two memorandums of understanding on cooperation in the petroleum sector and in Buddhist studies, were signed during a meeting of an Indian delegation led by President Abdul Kalam and Myanmar leaders headed by Sr. Gen. Than Shwe.