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Feb.3-6, 2019

JMA Director made a survey to find local specialty in Myanmar

As a JMA’s support to develop local specialty in Myanmar and promote the products of Myanmar to overseas market, JMA director visited and inspected a factory of health-care products made from natural herb. It took about 10 hours by car to reach the factory in Indaw of Sagaing Region from Mandalay. The company displayed its products in the 7th exhibition of MSMEs’ products in Yangon in last November and it drew interest from visitors. The company promote employment of local female workers and such business stance of management of the company is preferable and further development shall be expected.
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Jan.25 – Feb.3, 2019

JMA Chairman & Director visited Myanmar

JMA Chairman, Mr. H. Watanabe & Director, Mr. Y. Watanabe visited Naypyitaw, Yangon, Myitkyina of Kachin State and Mandalay from the end of January to early February.
In Naypyitaw, JMA had meetings with high officials of USDP, Union Minister for Border Affairs, Union Minister for Industry, Union Minister for Office of the State Counsellor, Union Minister for electricity and Energy, Union Minister for Commerce, Union Minister for Transport and Communications, Union Minister for Investment and Foreign Economic Relations, Commander-in-Chief of Defense Services etc. JMA exchanged views and opinions with them on various matters like technical intern trainees to Japan, the vocational training school, training for agricultural practice, electricity, Thilawa SEZ, new terminal of Thilawa Port, the issue on Rakhine State and so on.
In Yangon, JMA Chairman & Director attended the Scholarship Awarding Ceremony at Yangon Technical University and JMA Chairman made a speech for the awarded students. They also inspected the project site now under installation of Ductile cast iron pipe from water treatment plant, which is supported by Japan.
In Myitkyina of Kachin State, JMA had a meeting with Mr. Hkyet Awng, Chief Minister of Kachin State Government and shared opinion on regional development etc. Moreover, JMA Chairman & Director attended donation ceremony of new building to an elementary school.
In Mandalay, JMA had meeting with Chief Minister of Mandalay Region Government, Dr. Zaw Myint Maung. He is planning to visit Japan in coming early March and shared opinions on his schedule in Japan to support him. Human development and vocational training etc. were also discussed.

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Jan.24, 2019

The 71th Anniversary of the Independence Day of Myanmar

The ceremony for the 71th Anniversary of the Independence Day of Myanmar was held by the Embassy of Myanmar (EOM) on January 24 and so many guests attended the ceremony in Ayeyarwady Hall of EOM. JMA Chairman, Mr. H. Watanabe and many JMA members also attended the ceremony. JMA Chairman made toast speech for the further development and cooperation of both countries on this occasion.
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Nov.17, 2018

JMA director observed the exhibition of products by MSMEs

The 7th exhibition of products by MSMEs of Yangon Region was held in Yangon and more than 300 companies displayed their products at the exhibition. Japanese Ambassador Mr. Maruyama, officials from JETRO, JMA director Mr. Watanabe observed the exhibition. JMA introduced a branding way of local specialty and also success stories in the overseas market by Japanese specialists. Participants at the exhibition showed keen interests in such lectures by the specialists. JMA is going to support development of local specialty in Myanmar and promote the products of Myanmar to overseas market.
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Nov.3-8, 2018

JMA Chairman & Director visited Myanmar

In Naypyitaw, JMA Chairman & Director had meetings with Union Minister for Office of the State Counsellor Mr. Kyaw Tint Swe, Union Minister for Industry Mr. Khin Maung Cho, Union Minister for Border Affairs Lt.-Gen Ye Aung, Union Minister for Commerce Mr. Than Myint, Union Minister for Health & Sports Dr. Myint Htwe, Deputy Minister for Planning and Finance Mr. Set Aung. They exchanged opinions and shared views on the latest investment situation to Myanmar, Rakhine State issue, the exhibitions of products by local MSMEs, support for SMEs in Myanmar, reviewing of trainees to Japan for agricultural field to improve productivity and so on. In Yangon, they had meeting with NLD officials on the latest economic policies and the performing result of study tour of NLD youth to Japan in this September.
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