Thursday, July 27, 2017

Rakhine garment factory will create thousands of jobs

July 26, 2017
A garment factory which will create thousands of job opportunities for locals will be established in Rakhine State, according to the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement.

The news came in remarks made by the Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Dr Win Myat Aye at a meeting with Chinese Ambassador Mr Hong Liang in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.

Asked how China could help the economy of Rakhine State, the Union minister revealed that a garment factory would be built in Rakhine. No further details could be learnt. The Union minister also thanked China for its stance on the Rakhine issue.

The ambassador then pledged to contribute cash assistance to the National Disasters Fund of Myanmar and to cooperate with the Myanmar government for peace and socio-economic development in northern Myanmar. He also reiterated the agreement between the two countries to establish a joint economic zone in northern Myanmar, pledging that the economic zone would be helpful for peace in northern Myanmar.

Ref; The Global New Light of myanmar

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