"It is with my pleasure and honor to welcome all participants to MyanmarWater 2016, co - located with Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Myanmar 2016. This year, we are focusing on raising awareness about the important of water for sustainable development and employment in Myanmar. Water is essential for human survival , for the environmental as well as for the economy. Myanmar's socio-economic development goals dependent on the availability of safe and quality water supply. Therefore sustainable utilisation, development and management of water resources is fundamental for achieving the country's development goals. With this, I would like to congratulate UBM for organising this event as part of addressing and complementing our effort in providing clean water supply for the people of Myanmar and stimulating sustainable socio-economic growth of the country.
H.E U Ohn Winn
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation (MONREC), Myanmar