Burmese President Thein Sein encouraged business leaders in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to build ties for future economic growth on Thursday.
Over 400 business leaders from South Korea and Southeast Asian countries are attending the 2014 ASEAN-Korea CEO Summit to discuss regional and global economics.
He was joined in this call for greater business unity by his South Korean counterpart and the host of this year’s summit, President Park Geun-hye.
But with with renewed scrutiny on Burmese politics, Burma’s international reputation may be at odds with the amount of business the country wishes to attract.
The summit will continue for until Friday.