UNDP provides aid to Myanmar

Yangon, April 9 (IANS) The UN Development Program (UNDP) has pledged to give $150 million development aid to Myanmar under a country program action plan for 2013-15, official media reported Tuesday.

The three-year program was signed between Myanmar’s Ministry of National Planning and Economic and Development and the UNDP in Nay Pyi Taw Monday on the occasion of the visit to Myanmar of a UN delegation, led by Assistant Secretary-General Ajay Chhibber, reported Xinhua.

The UN’s financial assistance to Myanmar was resumed as the country regained Normal Country Status starting from January 2013, the report said.

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