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Burma in Talks With Norway Over Hydropower Deals

5 April 2013

Burma’s President Thein Sein met ministers from Norway on Thursday to discuss increasing cooperation in hydropower projects in the country, according to The New Light of Myanmar. The President met Trade and Industry Minister Trond Giske and as well as hydropower discussed the establishment of “labor-intensive factories and workshops.” Norway’s ambassador was also at the meeting, along with Foreign Affairs Minister Wunna Maung Lwin, President’s Office Minister Soe Thane, Industry Minister Aye Myint and Economic Development Minister Kan Zaw.