Myanmar and Brazil have reached an agreement on technical cooperation, signifying a major step taken to boost bilateral cooperation in the sector, the official media New Light of Myanmar reported Wednesday.
The agreement was signed by Myanmar's Ministry of Science and Technology Ko Ko Oo and Brazilian Ambassador Jose Carlos in Nay Pyi Taw Tuesday.
Ko Ko Oo said the signing would further cement the friendly ties between the two peoples, vowing to effectively implement the agreement which can contribute to higher socio-economic status of the two countries.
Noting that the signing of the agreement would help strengthen the technical cooperation between the two countries, Carlos said Brazilian experts would soon come to Myanmar to coordinate for the cooperation.
Meanwhile, Myanmar and Brazil will also cooperate in development of the country's tourist sector, eyeing on hotel investment and opening of liaison offices on travel and tourist.
In February 2012, as part of bilateral cooperation, Myanmar and Brazil signed a memorandum of understanding on establishing a mechanism for political consultations between the two countries.