U Kyaw Tint Swe, Union Minister for the Office of the State Counsellor, and Dr. Than Myint, Union Minister for Commerce, inspected the Dawei Special Economic Zone in Dawei, Taninthayi Region, on Monday and met with business entrepreneurs.
First, the Union Ministers held a meeting with the Dawei Special Economic Zone Management Committee and heard a report on nine initial construction sites of the Two Lane Road project and developments in the special economic zone. At the meeting, Taninthayi Region Chief Minister U Myint Maung reported on businesses in the region.
Following the meeting, the Union Ministers visited the Myanmar-Thai relations offices, zero kilometer mile post of the two lane road, the construction zone and the small port.
In the afternoon, the Union Ministers met with traders and business entrepreneurs at the Dawei Hotel in Dawei.
At the meeting, Union Minister U Kyaw Tint Swe said the purpose of their visit to the Dawei Special Economic Zone was to help the business entrepreneurs, urging them to systematically cooperate with foreign investors as the Union Government had invited foreign investors to do businesses in Myanmar.
Afterwards, Union Minister Dr. Than Myint pledged to grant loans to small and medium industries and urged them to produce and export value added products. Union Minister Dr. Than Myint called for creating job opportunities for local people while developing the economy. The meeting came to an end with discussion between the Union Ministers and the attendees.
—MNA (Translated by GNLM)