SINGAPORE - International Enterprise (IE) Singapore will be organising the Singapore-Myanmar Business Forum to further promote business and economic collaboration between both countries.
The Forum, which will be held on April 4, will provide a platform for more than 100 government and business leaders from both countries to connect and explore collaboration opportunities across industries including infrastructure development, telecommunications, financial services and hospitality, according to a media release by IE Singapore.
A highlight of the event is the opening of IE Singapore's Overseas Centre in Yangon, which will be officiated by President Tony Tan.
Mr Khaw Boon Wan, Minister for National Development; Mr Teo Ser Luck, Minister of State for Trade and Industry; Mr Robert Chua, Singapore Ambassador to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and Mr Tin Oo Lwin, Myanmar Ambassador to the Republic of Singapore, will also be attending the Forum.
IE Singapore aims to build up and to help Singapore companies pursue business interests in Myanmar more effectively through the Overseas Centre.
These events reflect the surge of interest among Singapore companies in Myanmar.
IE Singapore has led numerous business delegations to connect companies to business and government leaders in Myanmar, and organised activities to raise awareness of business opportunities in the market.
The Singapore-Myanmar Business Forum is supported by the Singapore Business Federation (SBF) and the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI), the key business chambers from Singapore and Myanmar respectively.