Singapore will help Myanmar set up a vocational training institute
(VTI) in Yangon as part of its efforts to support the country’s
economic development, according to local press.
The offer was announced on April 1 at a state banquet hosted by
President U Thein Sein to Singaporean President Tony Tan Keng Yam, who
is on a five-day state visit to Myanmar .
The establishment of a VTI for Myanmar is made under the Singapore –
Myanmar Technical Cooperation Programme agreed during Thein Sein’s
state visit to Singapore last year.
proposed VTI will focus on imparting skills in a wide range of industry
sectors including hospitality, electronics and facilities management.-VNA