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, ..
Category: International Current Affairs
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 ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2019
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 ..