IMPHAL, April 3 :
An 11 member Myanmar delegation led by Saigang division’s power minister U Kyaw Win called on Manipur Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh and discussed the proposal of buying electricity from Manipur at the latter’s office chamber in Imphal on Wednesday.
The Myanmar delegation was on a five day visit to Manipur to seek help in purchasing electricity for the power starved Tamu Township in north-western Myanmar’s Saigang division bordering Manipur’s border town Moreh, 110 km south of Imphal.
Besides the team aims to strenghten the existing bi-lateral relationship between India and Myanmar. The visiting Myanmar delegation’s meeting with the state chief Minister O Ibobi was also attended by Commerce and Industries Minister Gobindas Konthoujam. Earlier the delegation also have an interaction session with Minister Govindas led state officials in Imphal.
Myanmar minister U Kyaw Win accompanied by MP (Union) U Khin Maung Shwe, Saigang region MP U Thangliana, President of border trade body U Hla Muang and two senior Tamu township officials who arrived here on Tuesday via Manipur’s border town Moreh had visited government run Regional Institute of Medical Sciences and Shija Hospitals, a private hospital in Imphal.
Source : Manipur Update