On 23 October 2019, U Than Aung Kyaw, Director General of the Foreign Economic Relations Department (FERD) of the Ministry of Investment and Foreign Economic Relations (MIFER) received Mr. Walter Zucconi, incoming Country Director of the Italy Agency for Development Cooperation(AICS) office in Yangon.
On that occasion, FERD and AICS discussed potential AICS assistance to the upcoming 2019 Development Effectiveness Roundtable (DER) scheduled to be held in early December 2019 and extending the provision of high-quality English language training to FERD staff over the coming year.
AICS and has been providing technical assistance to FERD since 2017 in the form of English language training in partnership with EDULINK, and other information technology services.
Hosted by the Government of Myanmar, the annual DER provides an opportunity for multi-stakeholder dialogue covering Myanmar’s overall development trajectory andthe identification of challenges, solutions and opportunities relating to the effective delivery of development assistance in Myanmar.
Further information regarding Italian support to Myanmar’s development can be found via the Mohinga Aid Information Management System at the link below: