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                            INFORMATION SHEET
No. A-0189(I)					Date.30-10-97
(1)		Industrial Zone Development Co Ltd Opens in Dagon Myothit (South)
		Dagon (South) Industrial Zone Development Co Ltd jointly set up by Myanma
Industrial Products Manufacturing Co Ltd of Myanma Industrial Development
Bank under Myanma Industrial Development Committee and entrepreneurs of the
Dagon (South) Industrial Zone was opened in the Industrial Zone in Dagon
Myothit (South), Yangon East District on 29 October. MIDC is initiating joint
venture undertakings with entrepreneurs of industrial zones for greater
advancement of industries in the respective industrial zones.
(2)		Thai Foreign Minister Arrives
		Thai delegation led by Mr Prachuab Chaiyasarn, Minister of Foreign Affairs
of Thailand, arrived Yangon on 29 October by air on an official visit to the
Union of Myanmar at the invitation of Minister for Foreign Affairs U Ohn
Gyaw. In the afternoon, Minister U Ohn Gyaw received his Thai counterpart at
his office. Both sides cordially discussed matters related to promotion of
bilateral and regional cooperation and other matters of common interest.
(3)		Myanmar and ASEAN Institutes of Strategic and International Studies
Exchange Views
		The Roundtable on Interaction between Myanmar and ASEANInstitutes of
Strategic and International Studies (ASEAN-ISIS) sponsored by the Office of
the Strategic Studies of the Ministry of Defence was held at the Tatmadaw
Guest House in Yangon on 29 October. Representatives of the respective
organizations presented political and economic progress of Myanmar, work done
for the development of border areas and national races, anti-drug measures,
undertaking of the Myanmar Maternal and Child Welfare 
Association and Myanmar Women Enterpreneurs Association. They answered
question asked by participants. The meeting enabled representatives of ASEAN
nations and Cambodia to exchange views on cooperation.
(4)		Indian Government Donates Longyis for Flood Victims
		Deputy Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement on 29 October
accepted 44 packs containing men's and women's longyis for flood victims
donated by the Indian Government. Charge d'Affairs ai of the Indian Embassy
Mr A K Bhattacharjee handed the relief goods to the Deputy Minister.
(5)		Workshop on Management of Severe Folciporum Malaria in Pregnancy Begins
		Workshop on Management of Severe Folciporum Malaria in Pregnancy sponsored
by the Health Department of the Ministry of Health was held in Ward E of the
Central Women's Hospital. Thirty-five specialists and physicians are
attending the two-day workshop.
(6)		HED Holds Workshop on Master's Degree Courses
		The Higher Education Department held a workshop on master's degree courses
at Diamond Jubilee Hall on 29 October. The professors held discussion on the