Greater Mekong Subregion
- (GMS)A scheme promoted by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to develop infrastructure, including roads, waterways, and electric power generation, to achieve the economic integration of countries connected by the Mekong River. Six countries fall within the GMS: Burma, Cambodia, China (Yunnan Province), Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam. One of the planned initiatives of the GMS is the "East-West Economic Corridor," which would be an overland route connecting the Andaman and the South China Seas, running from Burma by way of Thailand and Laos to Vietnam. Through the GMS regional context, the Asian Development Bank has been giving modest amounts of official development assistance to Burma, despite the fact that some countries on the ADB's governing board have imposed formal or informal sanctions on the State Peace and Development Council.See also Aid, Foreign.
Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar). Donald M. Seekins . 2014.
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