The Third Meeting of the Intergovernmental Russian-Myanmar Commission on Trade and Economic Cooperation was held under the leadership of the Joint Chairpersons of the Commission the Union Minister for Investment and Foreign Economic Relations and the Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation at MICC-II in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.
Union Minister Dr Kan Zaw of the Ministry of Investment and Foreign Economic Relations and Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Mr Maxim Reshetnikov delivered opening speeches.
Afterwards, the contract signing ceremony continued, and seven contracts were signed by relevant officials from Myanmar and Russia.
Union Ministers Dr Kan Zaw, Admiral Tin Aung San, U Aung Naing Oo, UMFCCI president U Zaw Min Win, Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Mr Maxim Reshetnikov and representatives of business organizations of the Russian Government acted as panellists at the economic forum and over 300 business representatives from the Russian Federation and Myanmar attended the meeting.
In the afternoon session, Russian and Myanmar business representatives discussed the industry and agriculture sectors, energy and mining industry sectors, finance and banking sectors, IT and digital technology sectors, medicine and medical equipment production sectors, hotels and tourism sectors and the logistics sector.
The discussion was led by Union ministers, deputy ministers and the deputy governor of the Central Bank of Myanmar. Over a hundred companies from the Russian Federation and about two hundred companies from Myanmar attended the forum. — MNA