Myanmar Delegation to Attend Russia's EEF Forum in Person
© Sputnik / Vitaliy AnkovA cable bridge over the Eastern Bosphorus strait on Russky Island in Vladivostok
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VLADIVOSTOK (Sputnik) - Myanmar's delegation is set to participate in person in the Eastern Economic Forum in Russia’s Vladivostok, Roscongress foundation said on 1 September.
"The delegation of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar confirmed its in-person participation in the VI Eastern Economic Forum, which is to take place from September 2-4 in Vladivostok. The delegation will be headed by Minister of Planning and Finance Win Shein and will also include diplomats," the statement read.
The Southeast Asian country can offer Russian business people opportunities for investment in oil and gas sector, especially in oil exploration; agricultural production; infrastructure development, namely railroads and ports; renewable energy; information and communication technologies; as well as healthcare services and finances, the official added.
Myanmar took part in the EEF in 2019. In 2020, the event was canceled due to the pandemic.
The sixth edition of the EEF, scheduled to take place from September 2-4 at the campus of the Far Eastern Federal University in Vladivostok, is aimed at developing business ties and attracting national and international investors to Russia's Far East. This year, the forum will be held in a hybrid format. The Sputnik news agency is a general media partner of the forum.