Joint Working Group on Cooperation between Myanmar-EEC for MoC holds 1st session

The first Session of the Joint Working Group on Cooperation between Myanmar and the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) for the memorandum of cooperation signed on 15 June 2023 was held at Horizon Lake View Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw on 9 April.

During the occasion, Union Minister for Investment and Foreign Economic Relations Dr Kan Zaw highlighted;

  • The holding of the first session to enhance the cooperation between Myanmar and EEC and create economic cooperation for a winwin situation.
  • The Memorandum of Cooperation between Myanmar and ECC was signed at the 26th St. Petersburg International Economic Forum held in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation in June 2023.
  • It operates direct flights between Myanmar and Russia, which is also an EAEU member, aiming at bolstering the trade and tourism sectors.
  • The government’s activities to promote the SME sector, setting priorities to lure more investments.
  • He expressed his belief that it will contribute to the strengthening of trade, investment and economy between Myanmar and EAEU member countries.

The Co-Chairs then agreed on a joint statement of first session and the venue of the second session of the Joint Working Group.

The meeting was attended by Union Ministers from relevant ministries and organizations, Deputy Ministers, Heads of Departments, Businessmen from the Federation of Myanmar Traders and Businessmen from the Federation of Industrialists, the embassy's temporary charge and representatives from the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Myanmar, representatives of ECC, and more than 100 businessmen from the Eurasian Economic Union, it is reported.

Source: GNLM (10-4-2024)

  • During the first Session of the Joint Working Group on Cooperation between Myanmar and the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) for the memorandum of cooperation signed, attended by relevant ministries, representatives of ECC, and more than 100 businessmen from the Eurasian Economic Union.
engdate: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2024 - 16:30
month: 
April, 2024