The Deputy Director General of the International Organizations and Economic Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, received EuroCham Garment Advocacy Group
The Deputy Director-General, Daw Malar Than Htaik, along with Director Han Win Naing, and Deputy Director T. Kham Seng received the EuroCham Garment Advocacy Group on the 14th of February in Nay Pyi Taw. The EuroCham delegation was represented by its Deputy Director Mr. Marc de la Fouchardiere, Garment Advocacy Group Co-Chair Mr. Tobias Fischer, Garment Advocacy Member Mrs. Icy Liu, Garment Advocacy Officer Mr. Pietro Mantilla, and Government Affairs Manager Ms. Khin Soe Htaik.
Daw Malar Than Htaik was part of the Myanmar delegation that went to the EU in December 2018 to discuss the fate of the GSP/EBA in Myanmar. In view of the EU upcoming decision, EuroCham expressed the importance of the GSP for Myanmar, not only to maintain Foreign Direct Investment levels, but also to ensure continuous sustainable growth in the country. EuroCham also discussed the best way forward for Myanmar and urged the country to comply with the EU requests in order to preserve their GSP status.