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Bloomberg L.P Holds Myanmar Summit

Sponsored by KBZ Bank, Bangkok Bank and Singapore Myanmar Investco, United States based company Bloomberg hosted a one day summit entitled “Bloomberg Invest Myanmar”. The summit was held at the Sedona Hotel on March 9. The event, a first ever, represented a key part of Bloomberg’s live agenda to drive meaningful conversations around the business and investment landscapes across Asia’s emerging economies.

Haslinda Amin, Southeast Asia Cor respondent for Bloomberg Television, gave the opening speech of the summit. H.E Andrew Patrick, British Ambassador to Myanmar, H.E. Hong Liang, PR China Ambassador to Myanmar; Win Win Tint, Managing Director of City Mart Holdings; Zaw Zaw, Executive Chairman of Max Myanmar; Kesara Manchusree, President of The Stock Exchange of Thailand; Htet Tay Za, Managing Director at AGD Bank; and Wouter Van Wersch, President & CEO of GE, ASEAN as well as key executives from top regional as well as global institutions attended the event.

The aim of the BIM summit was to convene investors, corporate leaders, entrepreneurs, advisors and decision makers from Myanmar and the region seek to filter out noise and unlock the growth potential Myanmar has to offer. Nang Lang Kham, Executive Director of KBZ Bank, said “We are excited to sponsor Bloomberg’s inaugural summit in Yangon. Growing alongside the economy has been a vital mission for us given the importance to new financial services and greater financial inclusion in spurring economic advancement throughout Myanmar. Bloomberg has brought together key local and international leaders at this summit, providing an opportunity to discuss collaboration and the concrete steps needed to secure Myanmar’s future”.