Saturday, May 27, 2017
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Myanmar’s participation at Doha Forum praised

Qatari Ambassador to Myanmar Hassan Bin Mohamed Rafei Al-Emadi has praised the Myanmar delegation that took part in the 17th Doha Forum held in Qatar on May 14-15 to discuss issues of development, stability and refugee crisis at the international and regional levels.

Qatari Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani meets with Chairman of Parliament’s Legal Affairs and Special Cases Assessment Commission Thura U Shwe Mann. Photo - SuppliedQatari Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani meets with Chairman of Parliament’s Legal Affairs and Special Cases Assessment Commission Thura U Shwe Mann. Photo - Supplied

In his remarks on this auspicious occasion of the 17th Doha Forum, Ambassador Al-Emadi said that it’s not the first time for Myanmar to take part in Doha Forum, and the participation of the respectful delegation this year includes Thura U Shwe Mann, Chairman of the Legal Affairs and Special Cases Assessment Commission of Myanmar parliament, Khin Ma Ma Myo, Founder and Executive Director of the Myanmar Institute of Peace and Security Studies (MIPSS), and U Zaw Min Win, Chairman of the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI).

The Opening Session of the Forum was titled, “International Cooperation and the Importance of Political and Economic Stability”, and the forum’s guests of honor discussed four main themes: Transformation in the World Political Landscape, Challenges of Economic Development and Investment in the Stage of Global Changes (oil and energy issues), Political and Economic Aspect in Refugees Issues, and The Legal and Human Dimension of Dealing with the Refugee Crisis.

Ambassador Al-Emadi pointed out that “The participation of the honorable Myanmar delegation at Doha Forum reflects the friendly relations between the two countries, the mutual interests to strengthen ties, furthermore this participation opens more areas of cooperation and joint coordination in all aspects in the future.”

Doha Forum has proved its international presence throughout its previous sixteen conferences since its inception. It regularly discusses political, economic, regional and international issues.

The forum has become one of the most important international forums which brings together the largest number of experts, academics, politicians, decision-makers, specialists, businessmen and civil society organisations from around the world, to discuss ways to achieve stability, regional and global prosperity, and how to address the challenges hindering stability in the world.