2017 annual farewell ceremony for Myanmar students to study in China was held on August 30th, 2017. (Photp from news.cri.cn)
Myanmar is sending 103 outstanding students to study in China under a scholarship and stipend program.
The scholarship winning Myanmar students were bid farewell on Wednesday.
Speaking at a ceremony, Chinese Ambassador Hong Liang noted that China has actively participated in promoting the development of Myanmar's education sector, donating friendship school buildings and introducing a program of China-Myanmar friendship scholarship and stipend as part of promoting "Pauk-Phaw" friendship.
The program was introduced in 2016 to support the education development of Myanmar.
Thanking China, U Sein Win Aung, chairman of China-Myanmar Friendship Association urged students to study hard in China and take a vital role in Myanmar's educational reforms.