Rakhine State Investment Fair Agenda from Rakhine State Government

Networking Event and Welcome Dinner


Registration of participants (Venue: Jasmine Ngapali Resort)


Welcome Speech by Chief Minister of Rakhine State


Dinner and cultural program (Venue: Jasmine Ngapali Resort)


Ocean Plastic Awareness Program (Venue: Mya Pyin Ward) (Optional)

Investment Fair


Arrival of VIPs


Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Exhibition Tour


Keynote Speech by the State Counsellor

Photo Session
Departure of the State Counsellor 
Meeting with Union Ministers, Chief Ministers, Chief Minister and Business Communities
Coffee Break


1. Chairman of Myanmar Investment Commission and Union Minister for Investment and Foreign Economic Relations

2. Chief Minister of Rakhine State

3. Japanese Ambassador


Rakhine State Investment Opportunity Survey presented by Myanmar Survey Research Co., Ltd.


Signing of Expression of Interest (EOI)




Session (1):
“Government Policy and Priority Sectors”
(Moderator: U Kyaw Hlaing, President, Myanmar Survey Research)
1. U Aung Naing Oo, Director General of Directorate of Investment and Company Administration
2. U Khin Maung Maw, Director General of Department of Fisheries 

3. U Nyan Tun, Deputy Managing Director of Myanma Oil & Gas Enterpries
4. Daw Aye Aye Win, Director General of Directorate of Industrial Supervision and Inspection

5. Daw Khin Than Win, Deputy Director General of Directorate of Hotels & Tourism


Session (2):
“Doing Business in Rakhine State and Responsible Investment”
(Moderator: U Kyaw Min Htin @ Thomas, President, JTB Polester Co., Ltd.)
Companies which already invested / have decided to invest in Rakhine State in the sectors including the following will be invited as panelists 

1. Ms. Nang San, General Manager, Merry Time Foods Co., Ltd.
– Aquaculture of juvenile shrimp
2. Mr. Tetsuya Maeda, President, Maeda Marine Products Co., Ltd.
– Processing raw fish for sashimi (squid, tuna, etc.) and export

3. Mr. Masaaki Kitagawa, President & CEO, Keiwa Innovation Co., Ltd.
– Japanese rice cultivation and export

4. Mr. Kazuki Shirakawa, Director, H.I.S. Myanmar Travels Co., Ltd.

5. Ms. Phyu Ei Thein, Curator & Textile Artist, Sunflowers Group, Social Enterprise

6. Mr. Mitsuo Takeuchi, CEO, Saraya Myanmar Co., Ltd.


Session (3):
‘’Potentiality of Rakhine State’’ (TBD)
(Moderator: U Pyae Wa Tun, CEO of Parami Energy Group of Companies)
1. U Nay Aung, Managing Director, Myanmar Port Authority

2. U Aung Kyaw Zan, Minister of Electricity, Industry and Transportation from Rakhine State Government

3. Mr. Pascal Gerken, CEO of Oceanfront Investment Co., Ltd and International Chair of YPO (Young President Association)

4. U Htun Htun Naing, Chairman, Blue Ocean Operating Management 

5. Daw Yin Myo Su, Managing Director, Mrauk U Princess Hotel


Closing Remark
-Chief Representative, JICA Myanmar Office
-Minister of Finance, Revenue, Planning and Economy, Rakhine State Government

Business Matching


Business Networking
(1. Livestock & Fishery, 2. Hotel & Tourism, 3. Agriculture, 4. Infrastructure, 5. Real Estate, 6. Energy, 7. Manufacturing & Food Processing)



Visit Rakhine State Exhibition Booths



Dinner hosted by Chief Minister of Rakhine State Government (Venue: Hilton Ngapali Resort)

Site Visit Tour (Optional)


Option 1: Site Visit Tour to Maw Yone and Maung Shwe Lay (New beach destinations and new hotel projects) (Starting Point – Thandwe Airport, Departure Time 7:00 AM, Arrival time to Pleasant View Islet, lunch – 11:00 AM)

Site Visit Tour: Maw Yone and Maung Shwe Lay (By Boat)

DescriptionDepart TimeArrival Time
  Lonthar Jetty07:00 
  Lonthar Jetty – Maung Shwe Lay07:0007:45
  Maung Shwe Lay07:4508:30
  Maung Shwe Lay – Maw Yone08:3009:15
  Maw Yone09:1510:00
  Maw Yone – PVI10:0011:15
  Lunch at PVI11:1512:00

Option 2: Site Visit Tour to Gyeik Taw (Fishing village), Lin Aung Cold Storage Factory, Thandwe Marine Product Processing Factory (Starting Point – Lonethar Jetty, Departure Time 7:00 AM, Arrival time to Pleasant View Islet, lunch – 11:00 AM)

Site Visit Tour: Fishing Village, Cold Storage and Marine Product Processing

DescriptionDepart TimeArrival Time
  Thandwe Airport07:30 
  Airport – Marie Product Processing Factory07:3008:00
  Observation at the factory08:0008:30
  Marine Product Processing Factory – Cold Storage   Factory08:3009:00
  Observation at Cold Storage Factory09:0009:30
  Cold Storage Factory to Fishing Village09:3010:00
  Observation at Fishing Village10:0010:30
  Fishing Village to Pleasant View Islet10:3011:00
  Lunch at Pleasant View Islet11:0012:00

Option 3: Site visit Tour to Gwa Township: Zee Gone (Kan Thar Yar New City), Laung Kyo (New beach), Kyaukkyi (Diamond Marine World prawn breeding farm) (Starting Point – Thandwe Airport, Departure Time 7:00 AM, Lunch at Kantharyar Beach – 12:30 Noon, Arrival Time to Thandwe Airport – 18:00 PM)

Site Visit Tour: Gwa Township

DescriptionDepart TimeArrival Time
  Thandwe Airport07:00 
  Thandwe Airport to Prawn Breeding Farm07:0010:30
  Observation at Prawn Breeding Farm10:3011:00
  Prawn Breeding Farm to Kantharyar Beach11:0012:30
  Lunch at Kantharyar Beach12:3013:30
  Kantharyar Beach to Laungkyoe Beach13:3014:00
  Observation at Laungkyoe Beach14:0014:30
  Laungkyoe Beach to Zeekhon Beach14:3015:00
  Observation at Zeekhon Beach15:0015:30
  Zeekhon Beach to Thandwe Airport15:3018:30
2 days

Option 4: Site Visit Tour to Man Aung Island (We have removed this option. Thank you for your kind interest to join and we will contact you after the fair to arrange separate tour.)

Remark: The organizer will provide free transportation and lunch for option 1, 2 and 3 of Site Visit Tour Program. But the participants need to come to the starting points with own arrangements.

Remark: The organizer will provide free transportation and lunch for option 1, 2 and 3 of Site Visit Tour Program. But the participants need to come to the starting points with own arrangements.