Kayah State Investment Forum was held on 26th May 2018 at the State Hall, Loikaw, Kayah State. The forum was jointly organized by Kayah State Government and Kayah State Investment Committee, and supported by Myanmar Investment Commission. The main objectives of the forum are to promote investment in Kayah State more effectively, to promote investment opportunities in Kayah State and to develop the linkage between local businesses and potential local and foreign investors.
The opening ceremony of the Kayah State Investment Forum was attended by over 500 participants notably U L Phaung Sho, Chief Minister for Kayah State Government, U Hla Htwe, Speaker of Kayah State Hluttaw, U Maung Maung Win, Deputy Minister for Ministry of Planning and Finance, Ministers of Kayah State Government, Ambassadors, Senior Department Officials from relevant Ministries, representatives from the Republic of the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry(UMFCCI) and States and Regions Chamber of Commerce and Industry, international organizations, foreign and local investors, business organizations, and media representatives.
U L Phaung Sho, Chief Minister for the Kayah State Government, U Hla Htwe, Speaker of Kayah State Hluttaw, U Maung Maung Win, Deputy Minister for Ministry of Planning and Finance, U Maw Maw, Minister for Kayah State Ministry of Planning and Finance and U Aung Naing Oo, Secretary of Myanmar Investment Commission opened the Kayah State Investment Forum by cutting a ribbon. After that, Chief Minister and distinguished guests viewed the 22 booths of investment potential and products in Kayah State.
According to agenda, U L Phaung Sho, Chief Minister for the Kayah State Government gave the welcome speech and U Maung Maung Win, Deputy Minister for Planning and Finance delivered the opening speech respectively.
Then, U Aung Naing Oo, Secretary of Myanmar Investment Commission gave a presentation on “The Kayah: a state to grow” and representatives from relevant ministries presented investment opportunities in Kayah State relating to manufacturing, agriculture, mining, hotel & tourism respectively.
In the afternoon, Business Matching session was held at the same venue by joining local and potential investors who are interesting to invest in Kayah State.
The participants of the forum will have a site visit tour to the Loikaw industrial zone, Hydro Power Plant (Law Pi Ta), Ngwe Taung Dam and other investment potential places on 27th May and sightseeing tour to Loikaw area will arrange on 28th of May.