UMFCCI’s new President, Zaw Min Win, calls for constitutional reforms & good governance

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The Union of Myanmar Federation of Chamber of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI) this morning elected its new President, the highly-respected Zaw Min Win.

Mr Zaw Min Win, a former UMFCCI Vice-President, is Chairman of Myanmar Food Processors Exporters Association (MFPEA) and President of Myanmar Industries Association (MIA).

The UMFCCI’s Central Executive Committee early this morning voted in its new executive body including the President, seven Vice-Presidents and other office bearers following yesterday’s general election.

Mr Zaw Min Win said in his first interview as President that the UMFCCI needed to amend the Chamber’s constitution to make it less ambiguous and to strengthen its affiliated associations.

He also highlighted the need for “good governance” stating that he would not be striving for personal profit in his role as President.

“The UMFCCI needs to work closely with the new government to restore its reputation with politicians, the media, the general public and our affiliated associations,” he said.

The newly-elected Vice-Presidents are: U Thein Han, Dr Maung Maung Lay, U Thaung Tin, U Hla Maung Shwe, Dr Myo Thet, U Wai Phyo and U Ye Min Aung. The Secretary-General is U Aung Kyi Soe, Managing Director of the Myanmar Liquified Petroleum Gas Group Company.

Joint Secretaries-General are: U Aye Win, U Aung Khin Myint, Dr.Aung Thein, U Tha Doe Hein, U Kyaw Dewa, U Myo Thant and Daw Khine Khine Nwe.
Other office bearers are: Treasurer: UMya Han Joint Treasurer: U Aung Soe Tha Auditor: U Aye Tun Joint Auditor: U Hnin Oo

The UMFCCI is national, non-government organization representing and safe-guarding the interests of Myanmar’s private business sector. It was founded in 1919 (as the Burmese Chamber of Commerce) and has about 30,000 members.

For more info:

UMFCCI Public Relations Department
Ph. 01 – 2314 344 Ext. 232, 135;
Twitter: @PrUmfcci

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UMFCCI Administration Team. Please contact the Public Relations Unit at UMFCCI, Tel: 01-2314344 Ext 323.

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