10 September 2019
The Myanmar Global Investment Forum was held on 10-11 September at MICC-2, Nay Pyi Taw. The Forum was jointly organized by Ministry of Investment and Foreign Economic Relations (MIFER), Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) and Euromoney Institutional Investor (Asia) based in Hong Kong.
The opening ceremony of Myanmar Global Investment Forum was attended by almost (1000) Participants including Union Minister U Soe Win, Ministry of Planning and Finance, Union Minister U Thant Sin Maung, Ministry of Transport and Communications, Union Minister U Win Khaing, Ministry of Electricity and Energy, Union Minister Dr. Than Myint, Ministry of Commerce and Union Minister Naing Thet Lwin, Ministry of Ethnic Affairs, Chief Ministers from State and Regional governments, Deputy Ministers, Ministers from State and Regional governments, Members of Parliament, Senior Officials from respective Ministries, Representatives led by Mr. Tony Shale, Chief Executive Officer from Euromoney Institutional Investor (Asia), local and foreign businessmen and medias respectively.
The Forum was started with the Welcoming Remarks by Mr. Tony Shale, Chief Executive Officer from Euromoney Institutional Investor (Asia). Then, Union Minister U Soe Win, Ministry of Planning and Finance delivered Opening Keynote Address.
Followed by the opening session, the panel sessions were continued. The panel sessions with the topics of “Myanmar’s prospects for FDI inflows; Changes in the Banking and Financing Sectors; Insurance Market Open for Business” were led by senior government officials, foreign and local investors, bankers, economists, media persons.
And questions and answers session was continued. The Forum was continued in the afternoon with keynote on-stage interview and focus sessions, panel discussions on investment related topics such as retail sectors, manufacturing, tourism, real estate, agribusiness-finance, ICT-Digital transformation, infrastructure, energy, debt and equity market and SME potentials.
During the forum, investment promotion booths relating to the investment States and regional potentials were displayed and the participants visited booths interestingly.
The second day of the Forum will be convened as per Agenda.
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