September 24, 2017

THE GIFT OF SHARING

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi addresses Second IDA 18 Replenishment Meeting

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi delivers the opening address at the opening ceremony of the Second IDA 18 Replenishment Meeting. Photo: MNA
State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi delivers the opening address at the opening ceremony of the Second IDA 18 Replenishment Meeting. Photo: MNA

STATE Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi called for not only providing material support but also sharing technical and capacity-building assistance to Myanmar at the opening of the Second IDA (International Development Association) 18 Replenishment Meeting in Nay Pyi Taw
yesterday.
In her address the State Counsellor said that Myanmar is prioritising national reconciliation and internal peace.
It is also striving to overcome the impacts of climate change and ensure gender equality for development, the promotion of education and employment, good governance and the improvement of the administrative mechanism.
The State Counsellor called on international development partners to support the country’s efforts to realise its undertakings.  The opening ceremony was also attended by Union Minister for Finance U Kyaw Win, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs U Kyaw Tin and local and foreign representatives.
The IDA 18 Replenishment meeting is scheduled to be held four times this year and the current meeting is set to last until Friday.—Myanmar News Agency

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