On 28 April at his meeting with the Myanmar Minister in Investments and Foreign Economic Relations Aung Naing Oo, Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov, who came to the country on a working visit thanked him for organizing a round table and a possibility given to Tatarstan enterprises to make their presentations to possible partners in Myanmar.
Speaking at the meeting, Minnikhanov briefly told about economic and social advantages of Tatarstan and those spheres which could be interesting for administration and business of the country from the point of view of cooperation.
“There is a substantial potential for expanding our interaction in supply of petrochemical and machine building branches of Tatarstan as well as in shipbuilding, industrial process automation and manufacture of medical products and pharmaceuticals,” he said .
Minnikanov also mentioned that Tatarstan has good developments in digitalization which could be useful for cooperation.
In his turn Aung Naing Oo ensured about readiness of their Ministry to cooperate in the broadest number of spheres. “Currently Russia is a priority for Myanmar investments. We know that your republic is one of the most successful in Russia and are happy to cooperate with you. We can see many spheres where we can do joint work, and your personal good relations with our General play an important role in this respect”, the Minister said.
He also said that today Maynmar is broadening cooperation with Russia in public sector and invited Tatarstan entrepreneurs to take part in the next online conference between Russian and Burmese businessmen.
“Your visit is important for us not only from the political side. That is why I would like to sign with you some projects and agreements on the cooperation interest of our country with your concrete enterprises” he added, having in mind the intent on cooperation in exporting fertilizers from Tatarstan and rice from Myanmar.
Tatarstan President also supported this initiative and paid attention to the importance of signing of a similar agreement with the KAMAZ Automaker. In his turn Director General of the KAMAZ Sergey Kogogin said that a group of the plant representatives is arriving to Myanmar in May this year to study industrial possibilities of the country and that the auto giant is ready to consider full scale cooperation including truck manufacture, staff training and development of service chains. He said that he is ready to submit proposals by June so that they can be signed at that time.