Editor’s pickMyanmarWater returns for its 5th edition, pushing for sustainable development in water supply and sanitation
From left to right: Ei Khaing Mon of Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC); Dr Zaw Win of Myanmar Engineering Society (MES); Khin Maung Htaey-Vice-President of MES; Mr M Gandhi, Managing Director of UBM Asia (ASEAN Business); Col Thoung Win, Chairman of Renewable Energy Committee from MES; and Thwe Naing Oo, Assistant Chief Engineer of YCDC join hands for MyanmarWater 2017 and RE EE Myanmar 2017
Not only will MyanmarWater be returning for its 5th edition from the 26th to the 28th of October 2017, the event will be co-located with the 3rd edition of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RE EE) Myanmar Conference and Technology Symposium, held at the Tatmadaw Exhibition Hall, Yangon, Myanmar. Both conferences will be open to the public free of charge.
Known as Myanmar’s Leading International Water Supply, Sanitation, Water Resources, Industrial Wastewater Treatment and Purification Event, MyanmarWater 2017 is expected to bring more than 180 exhibiting companies hailing from more than 20 nations together as well as an estimated 5,000 visitors in the form of professionals from both the government and private sectors, speakers, thought leaders, and visionaries.
Sponsored by TSS Tokyo and Supreme Water Doctor Group among many others, the exhibition will also feature eight international and regional pavilions from China, Germany, Israel, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, and Thailand. The wide range of international and local key players in the water and wastewater industry are set to bring a complete overview of their products, technologies, services, and innovations.
“Given our commitment to the economic development of Myanmar and the overall wellbeing of its people, MyanmarWater 2017 and Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Myanmar 2017 is specially designed to address the future challenges of water safety and innovative solutions related to water and energy planning, with a clear motive to lead Myanmar towards a sustainable future,” Mr M Gandhi, Managing Director of UBM Asia (ASEAN Business), said.
For this edition, MyanmarWater 2017 will be turning the spotlight on relevant topics such as integrated water resources management, rural and urban water supply management, and over and solutions to industrial wastewater treatment systems in Myanmar.
“An investment in water and sanitation systems in a third world country like Myanmar brings a multitude of economic and social benefits,” His Excellency U Ohn Winn, Union Minister of the Ministry of natural Resources and Environmental Conservation (MONREC), commented. “While Myanmar has a goal of transforming itself into a world-class green metropolis and give immediate priority to water and energy infrastructure projects, MyanmarWater 2017 and RE EE Myanmar 2017 are both perfect opportunities to gather businesses and people to exchange views and ideas and also to explore the potential of the booming water and renewable energy industry of Myanmar and also the nearby ASEAN countries.”
Source: UBM Asia (Malaysia)
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