I meet Soe Thein, Myanmar Industry Minister
Today, also while in Davos, I met Myanmar Industry Minister Soe Thein, one of those supporting the current reform agenda. He heads Myanmar's investment commission and is a key political actor shaping economic reform and liberalisation.
There is currently very encouraging progress in political, economic and social reforms in Myanmar, changes which will help developing relations with the EU. We welcome the release of political prisoners
. But of course, we have other important expectations - like free and fair elections on 1 April, the release of remaining political prisoners, and conciliation with the various ethnic groups.