Completion ceremony held for Mekong-Lancang Special Fund Project 2021

A ceremony was held on 8 April at Mingala Thiri Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw to announce the successful completion of the Special Fund Project 2021 for the production of cross-border animal infectious disease vaccines between the Mekong-Lancang countries.

At the meeting, also present were Union Minister U Min Naung of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, Deputy Minister Dr Aung Gyi, Second Secretary of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China to Myanmar Mr Zheng Zhihong, along with representatives, directors-general, rectors, and project officials. During the ceremony, the Union minister highlighted;

  • The Livestock Breeding and Veterinary Department implemented the Mekong-Lancang Special Fund Project 2021, focused on producing vaccines for infectious diseases transmissible between animals and humans, along with capacity building activities.
  • It facilitated the establishment of emergency vaccine storage in Nay Pyi Taw head office, laboratory network systems.
  • Two medical laboratory animal buildings to ensure high-quality vaccine production and proper care of medical test animals.
  • As medical test animals have been raised with good biological safety and test in accordance with animal welfare, the upgrade of vaccine production laboratories has also been supported.
  • As vaccines to prevent animal diseases can be continuously produced domestically in accordance with international standards, that will bring special benefit to our country as well as neighboring and regional countries.

The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation announced the commencement of the fourth Mekong-Lancang special fund project in November 2021, which was successfully completed in March 2024, it is reported.

Source: GNLM (9-4-2024)

  • The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation announced the commencement of the fourth Mekong-Lancang special fund project in November 2021, which was successfully completed in March 2024.
engdate: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2024 - 11:00
month: 
April, 2024