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June 17, 2019

Indian Embassy donates agro machinery, computers to Rakhine State

Rakhine State Chief Minister U Nyi Pu, Indian Ambassador Mr. Saurabh Kumar and guests look around agro machineries during the handover ceremony at the Sittway Port yesterday. Photo: MNA

Under the India-Myanmar Friendship Programme, the government of India donated 15 tractors, 15 harvesters and 40 sets of computers and accessories to the Rakhine State Government yesterday.
At the event to hand over the donation held at the Sittway Port yesterday evening, Ambassador of India Mr. Saurabh Kumar said the donation was aimed at promoting agricultural sector, creating job opportunities and encouraging technology among the youth in Rakhine State.
Rakhine State Chief Minister U Nyi Pu expressed thanks to the ambassador for the donation, promising that the agricultural machinery for the farmers and computers for students would be used effectively for the state. Afterwards, Mr. Saurabh Kumar handed over the donation to the Rakhine State Chief Minister.
The ceremony was also attended by the members of Rakhine State Cabinet, diplomats from Indian Embassy, faculties and students from the University of Computer Science (Sittway) and guests.—Han Min
(Translated by GNLM)

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