Union Minister of Industry meets with EuroCham and EU-ABC delegation
EuroCham Myanmar together with EU ASEAN Business Alliance (EU-ABC) met with the Union Minister of Industry H.E. U Khin Maung Cho on 7 June 2018. The meeting was also attended by Permanent Secretary U Ko Ko Lwin, Director General of Directorate of Industrial Collaboration Dr. Soe Naing, and Managing Director of the No(1) Heavy Industrial Enterprise U Kan Chun, Managing Director of Myanma Pharmaceutical Industrial Enterprise U Ko Ko Aung, Deputy Director General of Directorate of Industrial Supervision and Inspection U Soe Moe Kyaw and Acting Managing Director of No(3) Heavy Industrial Enterprise U Thein Han, and Expert Daw Khin Mar Yi.
The EuroCham Myanmar and EU-ABC delegation members were Executive Director of EU-ABC Mr. Chris Humphrey, Government Relations Manager of Diageo Mr. Paul Kelleher, Managing Director of Bosch in Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia Mr. Andre de Jong, Manager of Asia Group Advisers Mr. Romain Caillaud, COO of Allianz in Asia Pacific Mr. Ruediger Schaefer, Deputy Director of EuroCham Myanmar Mr. Marc de la Fouchardiere, Business Development Manager of SAP Myanmar Mr. Kyaw Aye Naing, and the Government Affairs Manager (Yangon) of EuroCham Myanmar Mr. Htet Aung Khine.
During the meeting, the Union Minister and the delegation discussed matters related to ongoing privatization of state-owned industrial plants, investment opportunities in the heavy industry sector in Myanmar, modernization of heavy turbines and engines, and renewable and clean energy utilization in factories.
The Deputy Director of EuroCham Myanmar Mr. Marc de la Fouchardiere also presented the Union Minister a copy of Whitebook 2018, a collection of policy recommendations contributed by Advocacy Groups of EuroCham Myanmar.