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At Pyidaungsu Hluttaw, Union Parliament, the emergency proposal concerning the tasks to be done after enacting the National Planning Bill and Union Budget Bill for 2015-2016 fiscal year were submitted, and discussed by the official.

The session also sought approval on Myanmar Port Authority Bill and recorded the extension of districts, townships, wards and villages of the Regions and States.

Parliament Houses continued in Nay Pyi Taw Wednesday.

With the aim is to provide a platform for International industry players and potential investors to gather and updated on market potentials and development plans of various infrastructure sector in Myanmar,  the 2nd time Myanmar Infrastructure Summit 2015 was held in Yangon, Wednesday. Wah Wah..
Updates on Foreign Investment Policy and its opportunity for the infrastructure sector is the first topic that was discussed in the summit.

Cambodia's Foreign Minister Hor Namhongheld talks with his Indonesian counterpart Retno Marsudi on Wednesday the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Phnom Penh. During the talks, the two foreign ministers focused on increasing trade between the two nations, establishing a direct flight from Bali to Siem Reap. They as well signed the agreement to protect foreign workers in countries that are part of the ASEAN community. The two nations have increasingly raised concerns on the growing difficulties of obtaining work permits for foreign workers in the region.

Malaysia has rejected a petition seeking a royal pardon for jailed opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, who is serving a five-year prison term for sodomy, court officials and his lawyers said on Wednesday. The petition was filed by Anwar's family in February after his sentence was upheld by Malaysia's highest court. Latheefa Koya, one of Anwar's lawyers, said they would be appealing the rejection.

Research findings report on the inclusive education was launched by Eden Centre for Disabled Children on Tuesday.The aim is to support advocacy works for inclusive education system which is included in the reform process of National Education Law.

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Updated on: 11:34AM, March 31 2015
Data by Myanmar Central Bank

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Yangon

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