Myanmar, Thai ministers agree to strengthen educational cooperation

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Union Minister Dr Nyunt Pe holds talks with Thai educational delegation led by the Thai Minister of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation yesterday.

Union Minister for Education Dr Nyunt Pe received Minister of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation Prof Anek Laothamatas and a Thai education delegation yesterday in Nay Pyi Taw.
The Union minister highlighted the educational cooperation between the universities of Thailand and of Myanmar, signing about 60 MOUs between the universities of two countries till December 2022, mutual exchange programmes of students, teachers and cultures, more emphasis on seminars, conferences, research collaborations and research paper reading sessions, cooperation in areas such as microbiology, marine science, food science, agriculture and livestock education, fisheries education, the study of climate change, tourism, language teaching and learning, the art of teaching, technology-based teaching methods, educational quality control and warranty of quality.
The Thai Minister said that their visit to the Ministry of Education in Myanmar aimed at promoting friendship between the two ministries and to find out the fields of education that can be cooperated. They can cooperate and assist Myanmar universities in the necessary sectors and will build a network of communication and cooperation between the two ministries, he added.
Furthermore, attendees explained the progress of education and plans for continued cooperation and discussed the issue of signing an MOU at the ministry level. Both sides exchanged commemorative gifts and took documentary photos together. — MNA/TS

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