Rohingya: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Myanmar President Visits India: India-Myanmar sign 10 MoUs

Published: February 28, 2020

On February 27, 2020, the Myanmar President U Win Myint visited India. During his visit, India and Myanmar signed 10 MoUs in different sectors. Highlights The leaders signed agreements on Repatriation and Re-integration of Victims of trafficking, Quick Impact Projects, Development of Rakhine State, etc. They also signed Memorandum of Understandings on construction of schools, ..

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US slaps sanctions against Myanmar’s military chief for killing of Rohingya Muslims

Published: July 18, 2019

The United States of America has slapped sanctions against Myanmar’s Military Chief Min Aung Hlaing and three other top officers for gross human rights violations, including killing of Rohingya Muslims. The announcement in this regard was made by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Key Highlights Following the US sanctions, Myanmar’s Army Chief and others ..

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India, Myanmar sign MoU for Rakhine State’s development

Published: December 21, 2017

India and Myanmar signed memorandum of understanding (MoU) aimed at developing Myanmar’s Rakhine state. It was signed by Foreign secretary S Jaishankar and Myanmar’s deputy minister for social welfare, relief and resettlement U Soe Aung. Background The MoU comes in backdrop of massive migration of Rohingya refugees from violence-wracked Rakhine to Bangladesh. Human rights monitors ..

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