A MEMORANDUM of understanding was signed between the Ministry of Planning and Finance and GOPA Consultants, a leading German development consulting firm, on Friday to implement the Institutional Strengthening and Policy Dialogue Support Project.
U Tun Tun Naing, director-general of the Foreign Economic Relations Department, and Mr Patrick Krause, director of GOPA Consultants inked the MoU for the new project which will be implemented with financial support provided by the European Union.
The new project will help promote the socio-economic status of Myanmar citizens by drawing project plans to fulfill their needs as well as promoting the skills of policymakers from both government and non-government organisations.
Present at the signing ceremony were the country’s deputy attorney-general, permanent secretaries, directors-general and deputy directors-general from the relevant ministries as well as a delegation from GOPA Consultants led by its Director Mr Patrick Krause.
Established in 1965, GOPA Consultants is a leading German development consulting firm. The body is one of the strongest consulting groups in Europe.