South Korea to train Myanmar agricultural experts

21:42, June 09, 2010      

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The South Korean government will help Myanmar train agricultural experts as part of its Seamaul Undong Set Model for Foreign Countries Program, according to the Myanmar agricultural authorities Wednesday.

Dozens of Myanmar experts working with the Agriculture and Irrigation Ministry will be trained in the East Asian country from June 14 to 23, it said.

It will be the first time for Myanmar agricultural experts to be trained in South Korea since the South Korean government introduced such program in 1970.

According to the sources, a total of 70 countries in the world benefited from the program.

Meanwhile, under the Japanese human resources development aid project, a total of 25 Myanmar government employees will be sent to the East Asian country for study in the present 2010-2011 project year, an earlier report said.

The Myanmar trainees include those from the ministries of education, national planning and economic development, foreign affairs and agriculture and irrigation,

The trainees will study master degree for over two years in Japan with such major subjects as public policy and administration, law, economic, business administration, international relation, agricultural policy, information, communication and technology.

Source: Xinhua


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