A HANDSHAKE WORTH 295 MILLION KRONERS: DEBT RELIEF
The Minister for Development Cooperation Rasmus Helveg Petersen arrived in Myanmar on 10 January 2014. In Nay Pyi Taw he met with President U Thein Sein and Minister of Finance and Revenue U Win Shein. During the meetings the minister relieved Myanmar of its 30 year old debt consisting of 295 million kroners. Today he travels to Yangon where he will be accompanied by the newly arrived HRH Crown Princess Mary on their joint trip to Rakhine State.
For more information about the debt relief, please go to the Foreign Ministry’s news story (in Danish).
Source: Denmark’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs