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Troubled Rakhine touted as tourist attraction


Deceptive calm: Tourists relaxing at Ngapali Beach in Thandwe, Rakhine State. — Reuters

Deceptive calm: Tourists relaxing at Ngapali Beach in Thandwe, Rakhine State. — Reuters

YANGON: Organisers of a summit in Myanmar’s crisis-hit western state of Rakhine are this week pitching to investors its plentiful farmland and fishing grounds, tourist-ready beaches and historic temples.

The event’s website describes the “untouched opportunities” available in the strategically located region, close to large markets in India and Bangladesh.

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