Page-12 of Myanmar Current Affairs, GK & News

Myanmar's first UNESCO biosphere reserve Inle Lake launched

Myanmar has launched the country’s first United Nation Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Biosphere Reserve Inle Lake in Shan state. With this launch Myanmar opens a new chapter in its commitment to bio-diversity and eco-system conservation. In June 2015, the lake was officially designated as Myanmar’s first biosphere reserve under UNESCO’s Man and the ..

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Kaladan Multi Modal Transit Transport Project

In October 2015, the Union Cabinet has approved the Revised Cost Estimate (RCE) of Rs.2904 Crores for Kaladan Multi Modal Transit Transport  project. The completion of KMTT project will play a major role in economic development of the North-East India and it will improve the bilateral relations between India and Myanmar. India’s Infrastructure Projects in ..

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Myanmar Government inks peace pact with 8 ethnic rebels groups

Myanmar government has signed a peace accord with eight of the 15 ethnic armed minorities groups especially belonging to Kayin and Chin groups to end decades of civil war. The ceremony was held by President Thein Sein in Naypyidaw in the presence of six international witnesses including India, China, Japan, Thailand, UN and European Union ..

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Cyclone Komen makes landfall in Bangladesh

Cyclone Komen made landfall in Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh. The cyclone has caused heavy rains that inundated vast areas of the coastal towns of Bangladesh, West Bengal and Odisha. Land affected areas due Cyclone Komen include eastern countries north in Bay of Bengal. They are Bangladesh, Myanmar, East India and Northeast India. Under the influence of ..

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Bangladesh Cabinet approves revised trade deal with India

Bangladesh cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has approved the revised India-Bangladesh trade agreement. The revised agreement will facilitate both countries to use each other’s land and water routes for trade with a third country and remove long standing barrier in regional trade. With this Bangladesh will be able to use Indian railways, ..

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