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Myanmar to end forced labour

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Myanmar has signed an agreement with the International Labour Organization to end forced labour by 2015, state media reported on Saturday. 

Adults and youngsters pressed into working for the army are the most serious forced-labour issue in Myanmar, according to the International Labor Organization.

Deputy Labour Minister Myint Thein signed the memorandum of understanding with an ILO liaison officer on Friday in the new capital Naypyidaw, The New Light of Myanmar reported.

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