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  • Ambassador Delivers Opening Address at Kayin State Investment Fair New
    On 24 November 2017, Ambassador Jukr Boon-Long delivered the opening address at the Kayin State Investment Fair in Hpa-An, Kayin State, organized by the Myanmar Investment Commission and the Japan International Cooperation Agency. Ambassador emphasized the importance that the Royal Thai Government gives to joint development of border areas with neighboring countries, which includes facilitating and promoting trade and investment, as well as people-to-people contacts and tourism promotion. Ambassador also highlighted the importance of the Mae Sot - Myawaddy International checkpoint, and further discussions between Thai and Myanmar agencies to consider increased facilitation for border crossings. Finally, he confirmed the readiness and interest of the Thai private sector to invest in Kayin State and to collaborate with their Myanmar counterparts on the country’s development.
  • Ambassador leads Thai business delegation to Kayin State New
    On 23 November 2017, Ambassador Jukr Boon-Long led a delegation of 16 Thai businessmen to pay a courtesy call on Her Excellency Daw Nang Khin Htwe Myint, Chief Minister of Kayin State, and U Saw Han Aye, Chairman of Kayin State Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in Kayin State’s capital of Hpa-An. The purpose of the visit was to learn of Kayin State Government’s economic policy and prioritized sectors, trade and investment opportunities for the Thai private sector, and to open doors for the Thai private sector to present their products and services.
  • Royal Thai Embassy Expands Cooperation between Thai Private Sector and Mandalay Regional Government
    On 10 October 2017, Mr. Narong Boonsatheanwong, Deputy Chief of Mission of the Royal Thai Embassy, Yangon, led a delegation of 16 Thai businessmen, together with representatives from the Embassy, and the Thai Commercial Affairs Office, Yangon, to pay a courtesy call on Dr. Zaw Myint Maung, Chief Minister of Mandalay Region, and discuss trade and investment opportunities. The Thai business delegation comprised representatives from the construction sector, telecoms and information technology, infrastructure, finance and insurance, while the Myanmar side included Dr. Ye Lwin, Mayor of Mandalay, and economic ministers such as U Myat Thu, Minister of Planning and Finance, U Zarni Maung, Minister of Electricity, Energy, and Construction, and U Myo Thit, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment.
  • Thailand Contributes Cash Assistance for Humanitarian Response in Rakhine State
    On 12 October 2017, Ambassador Jukr Boon-Long met Mr. Fabrizzio Carboni, Resident Representative, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Myanmar to deliver Thailand’s cash assistance of 5,000,000 Thai baht (equivalent to 149,566.25 US dollars) for humanitarian efforts in Rakhine State. Also present at the handover ceremony were Daw Kay Thi Soe, Director-General, Strategic Studies and Training Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Myanmar and U Win Shwe, Regional Director, Relief and Resettlement Department, Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement of Myanmar.
  • Royal Thai Embassy in Yangon Promotes Construction Sector and Related Sectors in Myanmar
    On 28 September 2017, Mr. Narong Boonsatheanwong, Minister, Royal Thai Embassy, Yangon, delivered the congratulatory remarks at the opening ceremony of the 4th Myanmar Build & Décor 2017, organized by Index Creative Village Co. Ltd. The purpose of the event was to promote business networking, expand trade and investment opportunities in the construction sector, interior design and interior decoration industry, as well as furniture industry. It was organized at Myanmar Event Park and showcased over 200 brands from both local and international companies, including those from China, Singapore, Japan, and Thailand. Representatives from related Myanmar agencies gave importance to the event and also attended. They include U Aung Myint, President of the Myanmar Engineering Society, U Sun Oo, President of the Association of Myanmar Architects, U Nyein Aung, President of the Myanmar Associateship of Government Technical Institute Society, U Tin Aung, Secretary of the Myanmar Construction Entrepreneurs Association, and Daw Mi Mi Tin, Director from the Ministry of Construction.
  • Ambassador Promotes Knowledge Sharing in Tourism Industry
    During 18 – 23 August 2017, H.E. U Khin Maung Cho, Union Minister of Industry, visited Thailand to study the development of industrial estates that is environmentally and socially friendly. This form of balanced development is important for Myanmar people, and prioritized by the Myanmar government. The Royal Thai Embassy is of the view that Thai industries are a good role model for Myanmar, and thus coordinated with Thai agencies to arrange a study visit for the Minister. In addition, the study visit also included a meeting between the Minister and Thai private sector to discuss opportunities for investment in the Ministry of Industry’s state enterprises.

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