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The Washington-based World Bank Group (WBG) on Tuesday announced that its Board of Executive Directors has approved 140 million U.S. dollars of interest-free credit to fund the installation of a modern and high-efficiency power plant in Myanmar's Mon State.

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Myanmar and Japan vowed to cooperate in implementation of the former's infrastructural projects, official media reported Tuesday.

The infrastructural projects cover Thilawa and Dawei Special Economic Zone (SEZ) projects, Yangon-Nay Phi Taw-Mandalay railroad and Yada U airport upgrading projects.

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Daw Lei Yin Win, In-charge of Project Information told Mizzima that development projects in Kan Pet Let Township in Chin State funded by the World Bank will be initiated in October.

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The International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) has granted 300,000 U.S. dollars of aid to Myanmar to carry out project for agricultural development, official media reported Wednesday.

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Japan has been stepping up economic cooperation with Myanmar in light of the country's continuous reform process.

For the past three months, such cooperation and engagement covered a wide range of sectors.

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U Kyaw Swar Soe, Chairman of the Farmers Development Party announced on September 2 that they are attempting to become a member of the Asia Farmers Group Corporation.

Most Asian countries are members of the Japan based Asia Farmers Group Corporation.