MoH Union Minister meets entrepreneurs from India- Myanmar Chamber of Commerce

At the invitation of India-My­anmar Chamber of Com­merce-IMCC in Yangon, Union Minister for Health Dr Thet Khaing Win attended the meet­ing as a guest of honour at the India Centre in Yangon yester­day afternoon.


In the meeting, Indian Am­bassador to Myanmar Mr Vinay Kumar extended greetings and explained the cooperation be­tween India and Myanmar in various arenas.


After that, the Union Min­ister said that the India-Myan­mar Chamber of Commerce is an important organization as the bilateral trade and in­vestment conditions are further enhanced.


India-Myanmar relations have been lasting since ancient times, and because of the close­ness of the two countries’ bor­ders, they have been able to further enhance relations.


India is Myanmar’s main trade partner, and in 2021-2022, the trade value reached some 1.89 billion US dollars, and it will continue to improve. Phar­maceutical products are the main import products from India to Myanmar,” the Union Minister continued.


He said that the Ministry of Health has been purchas­ing and distributing medicines made in India annually depend­ing on the national budget for use in hospitals so that the peo­ple of Myanmar have access to quality medicines.


The Department of Food and Drug Administration is also conducting rapid acquisition of import licences for imported drugs and medical products for safely and securely, he said.


India is developing in med­ical science, and he urged med­ical professionals from India to come to Myanmar and collab­orate with Myanmar medical professionals to carry out med­ical treatments and to invest in pharmaceutical factories.


Then the Chairman of India-Myanmar Chamber of Commerce Mr Naresh Kumar Dinodiya and the secretary explained the activities of the India-Myanmar Chamber of Commerce and Union Minis­ter responded to the questions of the Indian entrepreneurs. —MNA/KZL