Exchange of Notes on an Agreement to Dispatch Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers to Myanmar

November 2, 2016

  1. On November 2, an exchange of notes on an agreement to dispatch Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers (JOCV) was signed in Tokyo between Mr. Tateshi Higuchi, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, and H.E. Mr. Kyaw Win, Union Minister for Planning and Finance of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, under the high presence of The Hon. Mr. Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, and H.E. Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.

    This agreement provides the basic framework for the dispatch of JOCV to Myanmar. As a result of this agreement, it is expected that the JOCV dispatched by Japan to Myanmar will be able to actively contribute to the economic and social development of Myanmar in various fields.