Hun Sen promotes links with Myanmar sites

Cambodia and Myanmar have agreed to strengthen ties by focusing on both nations’ tourism and education sectors, but stopped short of discussing the latter’s widespread abuse and persecution of the Rohingya minority. In a meeting between Prime Minister Hun Sen and Myanmar’s President U Htin Kyaw, the pair discussed establishing tour packages between Siem Reap, home of World Heritage listed Angkor Wat, as well Myanmar’s Bagan, a city with the densest concentration of Buddhist temples on the banks of the Irrawaddy river. The two heads of state also mooted the idea of establishing exchange programs and scholarships but stopped short of solidifying plans.

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