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  • Thailand stands ready to implement the Dawei SEZ Project with Myanmar
    On 10 February 2017, Ambassador Pisanu Suvanajata led Mr. Arkhom Termpittayapaisith, Minister of Transport of Thailand, and his delegation, to pay a courtesy call on U Henry Van Thio, Vice President of Myanmar, and Chairman of the Myanmar Special Economic Zone Central Body, and to meet with Dr. Tun Naing, Deputy Minister for Electricity and Energy of Myanmar, and Chairman of the Dawei Special Economic Zone Management Committee in Nay Pyi Taw. Both sides agreed on the importance of the Dawei Special Economic Zone (SEZ) Project, in generating employment and income for the Myanmar people, as well as economic benefits for the CLMV group of countries (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam). In addition, the Dawei SEZ Project will also contribute to the East West Economic Corridor, the Southern Economic Corridor, and ASEAN Connectivity. As such, both sides expressed their wish to implement the project as soon as possible, and to convene a meeting of the Joint Coordinating Committee at the earliest opportunity.
  • Ambassador encourages Thai businesses to help Myanmar develop industrial zones
    On 19 January 2017, the Royal Thai Embassy in Yangon and the Thai Business Association of Myanmar (TBAM) co-hosted TBAM Morning Talk 4 on “The Myanmar Industrial Zones” at Novotel. The Morning Talk sought to provide an overview of industrial zones in Myanmar, Myanmar’s policies towards the development of industrial zones, and potential opportunities for investment. It included presentations by U San Myint, Deputy Director-General of the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration (DICA), U Tin Shwe Oo, Director of Industrial Supervision and Inspection of the Ministry of Industry, and U Ye Min Aung, Chairman of Ayeyarwaddy Development Company Limited, which is developing Pathein Industrial City. The Morning Talk was opened by Ambassador Pisanu Suvanajata and was well attended by 80 Thai and foreign businessmen in Myanmar.
  • Thailand Assists Myanmar’s Humanitarian Efforts in Rakhine State
    On 13 January 2017, Ambassador Pisanu Suvanajata met H.E. Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor of Myanmar, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Myanmar in Nay Pyi Taw to deliver Thailand’s assistance worth $200,000 for Myanmar’s humanitarian efforts in Rakhine State. The handover served to fulfill the pledge made by H.E. Mr. Don Pramudwinai, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand, during the Briefing for ASEAN Foreign Ministers on the Situation in Rakhine State by the State Counsellor of Myanmar on 19 December 2016 in Yangon.
  • Ambassador Shares Insight on Trade and Investment in Myanmar
    On 23 September 2016, the Department of East Asian Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Thailand, in collaboration with the Thai-Myanmar Business Council and the Thai-Myanmar Association for Friendship, organized a seminar on “Myanmar’s Trade and Investment Insight: Keys to Unlocking a Successive Business Endeavour” at the Dusit Thani Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand. The seminar sought to provide the latest information on potential sectors for trade and investment in Myanmar, as well as an update on related rules and regulations by both Thai and Myanmar authorities and businessmen, and was well attended by 150 Thai business people.
  • Myanmar Amputees’ Better Service with Thailand Assistance
    Royal Thai Embassy, in collaboration with the Prostheses Foundation of H.R.H. the Princess Mother, deployed a prosthetic unit to provide customized artificial legs for Myanmar amputees, at National Rehabilitation Hospital, Yangon, during 21-25 November 2016. This event is one of the charity activities to make merit for the late His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand.

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