Beijing, October 26, 2016

President Jin Visits Myanmar

AIIB President Jin Liqun visited Myanmar on October 24-25, 2016.

During his two-day visit, Mr. Jin met with Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor and Union Minister for Foreign Affairs, Phyo Min Thein, Chief Minister of Yangon Region, Kyaw Kyaw Maung, Governor of the Central Bank of Myanmar, and Maung Maung Win, Deputy Minister for Planning and Finance.

At the end of the trip, President Jin said, "I am delighted this week to be visiting Myanmar, an important founding member of the AIIB and the first country to ratify the Bank’s Articles of Agreement. It was a great honor to exchange views with government leaders on cooperation between the AIIB and Myanmar. The Bank has already approved one private sector project in the country, and looks forward to being a strong development partner for Myanmar, helping to develop core infrastructure such as power transmission and distribution and transportation networks."

 

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