China has been helping Myanmar in promoting the development of tourism industry by opening a tourism vocational training course in Yangon.
The opening ceremony of the vocational training course was held in Yangon on Wednesday evening.
Speaking at the event, Chen Chen, minister counselor of the Chinese embassy, said China would like to actively cooperate with Myanmar in the development of the tourism industry.
U Yan Win, chairman of Myanmar Tourism Federation, expressed his belief that the skilled workers graduated from the course will contribute to the country's tourism industry development for which China-Myanmar tourism development working committee has been formed.
He also added that Myanmar is expecting to open more tourism-related courses to promote human resource development of the tourism industry and to strengthen the friendship between the two countries.
Teachers from Dehong Vocational College of Yunnan will give lectures to the trainees in hotel and restaurant services duing the one-month training course.