China Embassy PRESS RELEASE Monywa Copper Mining Project-ENGLISH-burmese
EMBASSY OF THE PEOPLE‘S REPUBLIC OF CHINA
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Remarks on the Monywa Copper Mine Project
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monywa Cooper Mine Project is a joint venture between business
communities of China and Myanmar that will bring benefits to both sides.
Issues such as relocation, compensation, environmental protection and
profit sharing regarding this project were jointly settled through negotiations
by the two sides and meet Myanmar’s laws and regulations. We hope all
levels of Myanmar society can create a favorable environment for the
project’s smooth operation based on respect for laws and regulations of
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, chairperson of the National League for Democracy Party, said on November 29 that she would like to intervene in the disputes between the locals and investors on copper mine project while she met with the people in Kan Kone Village, Salin Kyi Township of Monywa district.
Many prominent persons from various sphere criticized that it is totally unacceptable that the riot police crack downed on protest camps by using tear bombs and water cannons before the daybreak on the holy and sacred day of the Buddhists, the full moon day of Tazaungmone month on November 29.
Witnesses said the police used chemical weapons in the incident where many Buddhist monks were injured. Over 50 persons have been taken to the Monywa township hospital. A seriously injured monk was taken to Mandalay Public Hospital. http://elevenmyanmar.com/national/1510-china-calls-for-smooth-operation-of-monywa-copper-mine-project