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Myanmar appreciates Singapore's strong support: VP

Myanmar's 1st Vice President Dr Sai Mauk Kham met President Tony Tan Keng Yam and expressed appreciation for Singapore's strong support for his country's development.

SINGAPORE: Myanmar's 1st Vice President Dr Sai Mauk Kham has expressed the country's appreciation for Singapore's strong support in Myanmar's development. Dr Sai, who is on a five-day visit to Singapore, called on President Tony Tan Keng Yam at the Istana on Tuesday (July 15).

He was also hosted to dinner by Deputy Prime Minister and Home Affairs Minister Teo Chee Hean and visited Khoo Teck Puat Hospital and the Tuas South Incineration Plant on Monday.

Dr Sai told President Tan and DPM Teo that Myanmar could learn from Singapore's experience in healthcare and waste management. They also discussed education policies. 

The Vice President toured the Asian Civilisations Museum earlier on Tuesday, and received a briefing by the Ministry of Culture, Community, and Youth. 

On Wednesday, he will visit the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau, and ITE College West where he will be briefed by officials from the Education Ministry. Mayor of Singapore Central District Ms Denise Phua will also host him at her Meet-the-People Session in Moulmein-Kallang GRC in the evening. 

Dr Sai will tour the NUS Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music on Thursday, the last day of his visit.

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