The forum will also focus on other sectors such as agriculture, fishery, forestry and breeding, natural resources, banking and finance, hotels and tourism, manufacturing, trade and investment, servicing and infrastructure development.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) will provide technical assistance for the MBF through the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI).
The event will be co-chaired by the President and vice-president and will also focus on other necessary sectors, according to Wai Phyo from Myanmar Business Forum Task Force Orientation.
Participants will have a chance to discuss with industry experts and key business players, and will discuss drawing up laws and regulation and seeking ways to solve difficulties. The MBF is planning to hold its plenary meeting twice a year.
The President called on the setting up of a business forum in his meeting with private entrepreneurs in January this year.
source: Eleven Myanmar