IMPHAL, June 11 - A high-level delegation of Myanmar has underscored the need for developing medical tourism between the North-east and Myanmar.
Chief Minister Aung Moe Nyo of Myanmar�s Magway Region said that he would recommend his people in Myanmar to avail medical facilities in Manipur.
�People of Myanmar generally prefer either Bangkok or Singapore for treatment, but they can avail medical facilities in Manipur,� said the Chief Minister.
Chief Minister Aung was speaking to media on the sidelines of the first day session of the ongoing India-Myanmar conference on �Connecting India�s Northeast with North West region of Myanmar: Roadmap for all-round Prosperity,� in Imphal on Tuesday.
Stressing the importance of strengthening the relationship between the countries, the Chief Minister also laid emphasis on strengthening the bilateral ties.
Chief Minister of Magway Region led a 14-member delegation visited Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), the government-run premier healthcare institute and Sky Hospital in Imphal wherein RIMS Director Dr A Santa made a power-point presentation about the medical facilities.