Collaboration with Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and Foreign Economic Relations Department, Socialization Meeting of Regulatory Management System was held on 8th March 2019 at Aureum Palace Hotel, Nay Pyi Taw.
The meeting was attended by over 30 participants including researchers from ERIA, country authors from Myanmar, officials from concerned Ministries such as Ministry of Agriculture Livestock and Irrigation, Ministry of Transport and Communication, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation, Ministry of Electricity and Energy, Ministry of Industry, Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Planning and Finance, Ministry of Construction, Ministry of Hotel and Tourism, Central Bank of Myanmar, Foreign Economic Relations Department and Union of Myanmar Federation of Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Firstly, U Than Aung Kyaw, Director General of the Foreign Economic Relations Department under the Ministry of Investment and Foreign Economic Relations delivered the opening address in this meeting. In this address, he underscored that the Good Regulatory Practice (GRP) includes the one of the 23 measures to implement under AEC Blueprint 2025, GRP work plan 2016-2025 includes 4 priorities measures and regarding the GRP, ASEAN Secretariat is undertaking the baseline study of the Regulatory Management System (RMS) in ASEAN to understand the status of implementation and the future work plan of GRP supported by ERIA. He recalled that this paper will be submitted to the 36th HLTF-EI meeting which will be held on Mid July 2019 to conclude the analysis. Regarding the questionnaires, officials need to ask to the researchers from ERIA and to learn from this discussion to understand the current Myanmar’s RMS.
Dr. Ponciano Intal Jr., Senior Economist form ERIA explained regulatory and principle of questionnaires regarding the GRP Core Principles and discussed with concerned department based upon the current activities.
Meeting was concluded on 16:00 hr.
Nay Pyi Taw, 8 March 2019