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Conference on Enhancing Trade and Connectivity between India and Myanmar

Monday, April 23, 2018
Juniper Hall, India Habitat Centre, Lodi Road, New Delhi



9:4510:00 am


10:0011:00 am

Inaugural Session  

Introductory Remarks by Nisha Taneja, Professor, ICRIER, New Delhi

Welcome Address by Isher Judge Ahluwalia, Chairperson, ICRIER, New Delhi

Keynote Address by Dr. Jitendra Singh, Hon’ble Union Minister of State (IC), Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region

Guest Remarks by H.E. Mr. Moe Kyaw Aung, Ambassador of Myanmar to India

Release of the Book- Sub-regional Cooperation between India, Bangladesh and Myanmar: Trade, Investment and Connectivity


11:0011:15 am



11:15 am12.30 pm

Session 1: India-Myanmar Border Trade and Connectivity

Chair – Rajneesh, Joint Secretary, Department of Commerce, Govt. of India

Presentations by

Nisha Taneja, Professor, ICRIER, New Delhi

Tin Htoo Naing, Director, CEES, Myanmar

Gurudas Das, Professor, National Institute of Technology Silchar, Assam


Aung Ye Zaw, President, Myanmar Organization Development Association and Member, Rakhine Development Corporation

Biswajit Nag, Professor, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) /p>

Deb Kusum Das, Associate Professor, Ramjas College, University of Delhi


12:30 pm



2:003:30 pm

Panel Discussion:  Way Forward

Chair  – Manoj Pant, Director, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT)



Narendra Taneja, Energy Expert &National Spokesperson, BJP

Aung Ko Ko, Member, Economic Committee National League for Democracy 

V. S. Seshadri, Former Indian Ambassador to Myanmar

Shwe Hein, Secretary, Thilawa Special Economic Zone Management Committee

Alemtemshi Jamir, Member, Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party, Nagaland & Former Chief  Secretary Nagaland

Biren Nanda, Former High Commissioner to Australia

Palin Khundongbam, Chairman cum Managing Director, Shija, Manipur

3:303:45 pm

Concluding Remarks and Vote of Thanks



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