Phnom Penh (July 2015) – Mekong Institute (MI) joined the 3rd Republic of Korea (RoK) – Mekong Business Forum held on July 10, 2015 in Phnom Penh. The forum discussed on business environment in the Mekong countries for trade and investment and also outlined the investment opportunities for SMEs between Mekong sub region and the Republic of Korea. The event was attended by over 100 delegates representing Government, private sector and academic institutions. Mr. Madhurjya Kumar Dutta, Program Manager, Trade and Investment Facilitation Department of MI outlined the ongoing business development projects in the GMS region and highlighted the ongoing Logistics project in the Mekong counties supported the RoK .
The Forum was inaugurated by H.E Mr. Lee Tae-ho, Deputy Minister of Economic Affairs and Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea.