Chinese oil firm to build schools in Myanmar

The China National Petroleum Corporation donated $1.32 million to build eight schools in Myanmar`s four regions.

Updated: Oct 04, 2011, 00:18 AM IST

Nay Pyi Taw: The China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) Monday donated $1.32 million to build eight schools in Myanmar`s four regions and states along the China-Myanmar oil and gas pipelines.

At the signing ceremony, which was attended by Myanmar and CNPC officials, contracts were signed by a CNPC delegate and the contractors to build the eight schools, Xinhua reported.

Since entering the market, the CNPC has always attached importance to Myanmar public welfare and social responsibility.

When cyclones or earthquakes occur in Myanmar, the CNPC always lends a helping hand to Myanmar, donates money and materials, the company said.

Bureau Report