The plenary meeting of Invest Myanmar Summit 2019 began at 10 am yesterday at the Myanmar International Convention Center II in Nay Pyi Taw.
U Zaw Min Win, Chairman of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI) delivered the opening speech.
Next, the chief ministers and cabinet members of Mandalay, Yangon, Sagaing, Taninthayi, and Ayeyawady regions, and Kayin, Chin, Shan, Rakhine, and Mon states separately presented their state or region’s distinguishing features, opportunities for investment and business, and advantages for attracting local and foreign investors.
Following this, the exhibition hall of MICC-II was filled with local and foreign investors observing the booths on education, tourism, manufacturing, food products, textile, healthcare, infrastructure, electricity and energy sectors for investment opportunities.
In the evening, the UMFCCI Chairman explained the results of the discussions held during the summit and answered to questions from the attendees.
Later at night, a dinner banquet was held in the Jade Hall of Myanmar International Convention Center I for the Union ministers, state and regional chief ministers, deputy ministers, state and regional cabinet members, local and foreign investors, businesspeople and entrepreneurs, and economists attending the summit.
Afterwards, U Thaung Tun, the Union Minister for Investment and Foreign Economic Relations, and UMFCCI Chairman U Zaw Min Win delivered separate honorary remarks.
As the night came to a close, U Kyaw Tint Swe, the Union Minister for the Office of the State Counsellor, and U Thaung Tun conferred honorary certificates to the summit’s gold sponsor, KBZ Group, and silver sponsors Eden Group of Companies, AYA Bank (Max Group), Asia World Group of Companies, and Shwe Taung Group. U Zaw Min Win also conferred an honorary certificate to the bronze sponsor, Knowledge Partner.
(Translated by Zaw Htet Oo)