A delegation from the Department of Agriculture, Government of Myanmar, visited the Rubber Board and held discussions with D Anandan IAS, Chairman and Executive Director of the Board, and other senior officials of the Board.
The team was headed by U Tun Tun Htwe, Director, Department of Agriculture, Government of Myanmar. The travel of the team was facilitated by World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) – Myanmar. Representatives from WWF also accompanied the team. They also visited Rubber Research Institute of India (RRII) and Rubber Training Institute (RTI).
The purpose of the visit was to have a framework on the formation of Myanmar Rubber Board, Myanmar Rubber Research Institute, establishing a Rubber Central Market and discussion regarding legislation on rubber in Myanmar.