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KFC becomes first foreign food restaurant to open in Myanmar

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Yangoon, June 30: US fried chicken chain Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) has opened its first restaurant in Myanmar. The decision was taken after sanctions against the military government were lifted, media reported.

KFC has opened its first restaurant in capital city of Yangon, on Tuesday with franchise partner Yoma Strategic Holdings, reported BBC.

Myanmar gets first KFC restaurant

KFC has also become the first major American quick service restaurant to establish a foothold in Myanmar.

Many US based firms including Coca-Cola and Pepsi and carmakers Chevrolet and Ford have already made a sales presence in the country.

KFC has more than 15 000 restaurants in countries across the world.

Read More: Mystery Solved: KFC serves 'fried rat' or chicken? DNA report reveals truth

According to media reports, KFC sees Myanmar as "an important emerging Asian economy with a population of 50 million people".

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