1. On Tuesday, 9 May 2017, H.E. Mr. Tateshi HIGUCHI, Ambassador of Japan to Myanmar, and H.E. U Maung Maung Win, Deputy Minister for Planning and Finance, exchanged notes regarding concerning grant aid for “the Project for Human Resource Development Scholarship” worth 610 million Japanese Yen (approximately 5.4 million USD) in Nay Pyi Taw.
2. This scholarship provides an opportunity for young Myanmar leaders from the public and private sectors to obtain Masters Degree or Doctoral Degree in Japan to learn necessary skills and knowledge for problem solving and policy making with a view to promoting Myanmar’s social and economic development as well as to establishing friendly relationship between Japan and Myanmar.