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May 26, 2020

18,553 civil service personnel sent abroad on scholarships

With the permission from the Education, Health and Human Resource Development Committee, and the Committee for Scrutinizing Foreign Scholarship, the following civil service personnel from Union-level organizations, ministries, and Nay Pyi Taw Council Area/Region/State governments were sent to foreign countries on scholarships.

Education, Health and Human Resource Development Committee’s Table on annual scholarships

During April 2016 to March 2020, a total of 18,553 government employees from 55 departments from Union-level organizations, ministries, and Nay Pyi Taw Council Area/ Region/State governments were sent to 75 foreign countries on scholarships.
Of them, 16,078 persons took undergraduate courses, 151 degree / diploma course, 1,574 master’s degree, and 750 doctorate course.
A total of 4, 032 persons were sent to India, 3,556 to the People’s Republic of China, 2,727 to Japan, 2,161 to Thailand, and 1,300 to the Republic of Korea. —MNA (Translated by Kyaw Zin Tun)

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