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As Bangladesh is friendly neighbour of Myanmar, issue of boat people will be resolved amicably

President U Thein Sein on Thursday received a U.S. delegation led by Deputy Secretary of State Mr. Anthony Blinken at the Credentials Hall of the Presidential Palace, where they held talks on humanitarian assistance for illegal migrants and boat people in the Andaman Sea and the Strait of Malacca.

Measures to restore peace, stability, and the rule of law in Rakhine State have been successful, enabling regional development activities to focus on new areas, Vice President Dr Sai Mauk Kham told local people in Sittway on Thursday.

Vice President U Nyan Tun delivered a speech Thursday at the meeting of the Emergency Management Committee for Illegal Migrants at Sea at the Presidential Palace, here.

The country of origin is the first thing to consider when it comes to troubled boat people, Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing told Antony J. Blinken, Deputy Secretary of State of the United States on Thursday.

President U Thein Sein received golden rice award from the International Rice Research Institute Wednesday at a ceremony coinciding with the launch of Myanmar’s strategic plan on the development of rice production.

Vice President Dr Sai Mauk Kham, the chairman of the central committee for development and stability of Rakhine State, urged local authorities to do their utmost to prevent human trafficking and transnational crimes in the state, where economic development is gaining momentum.

President U Thein Sein accepted Minister for Agriculture Mrs. Sharon Dijksma from the Netherlands

Vice President U Nyan Tun addresses opening of International Conference on Ecotourism in Protected Areas