The Mon State Hluttaw and the Center for Economic and Social Development (CESD) collaborated on, and conducted, a regional development workshop in the Mon Hluttaw Meeting Hall between 9th August and 10th August, 2016. The Mon Hluttaw Chief Minister, Deputy Chief Minister, Minister of Electricity, Members of Parliament, officials and CESD researchers attended the workshop.
The Chief Minster gave the opening remarks and CESD Executive Director, Dr. Zaw Oo explained the objectives of the workshop. Then the researchers from CESD presented the findings and policy recommendations from CESD’s Mon State households survey from 10 townships in Mon State, and also discussed initial findings on Mon State budgets, the opportunities and challenges for the rubber sector, migration, micro finance services, and regional planning and implementation. The attendees discussed the topics and planned for future work plans.
See more on the Mon Hluttaw Website> (Myanmar language)