AustCham Myanmar meets with U Aung Naing Oo, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Investment and Foreign Relations in Naypyidaw
On Thursday 20th June 2019 Jodi Weedon ( CEO AustCham of Myanmar) and Chris Hughes ( Chairman of AustCham Myanmar) met with U Aung Naing Oo ( Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Investment of Foreign Relations ( MIFER) to discuss the objectives of MIFER and how the Chamber can work more closely with that Ministry.
Jodi and Chris also provided an update to U Aung Naing Oo of the recent successful AustCham Myanmar delegation to western China where the Chamber took Australian and Myanmanr businesses to Chengdu and Kunming to meet with China Government and private sector to promote partnering to do business in Myanmar. U Aung Naing Oo was very interested in this delegation and the group discussed the possibility of a MIFER representative joining upcoming delegations to assist in the promotion of Investment in Myanmar.
At this meeting Jodi and Chris also provided an update as to upcoming Chamber initiatives such as the AustCham Myanmar Responsible Investment Working Group and the Women in Business and Leadership Development Conference ( to be held in November)- U Aung Naing Oo has been involved in both initiatives in previous years. Further discussion about possible capacity building assistance AustCham Myanmar can provide to MIFER was also discussed and this will be facilitated shortly.