Investment Webinar between Maldives and Okinawa, Japan

Invest Maldives under the Ministry of Economic Development with the Japan International Cooperation Agency Okinawa (JICA Okinawa), Koei research and Consulting Inc. and Nippon Koei Co. hosted a webinar for private sector investors in Japan on the 27th June 2022, Monday.

The webinar was held to share the latest information on investment opportunities and major development potential of key economic sectors related to environmental protection in the Maldives. Key panelists and presenters from Invest Maldives, Ministry of Fisheries, Marine Resources, Agriculture and the Ministry of Environment, Climate Change and Technology delivered presentations on several themes underlying the opportunities and challenges for investments in Agribusiness, Aquaculture and Marine Research, Renewable Energy and Waste Management.

The webinar was commenced by opening remarks from the Deputy Minister of Economic Development Mr. Hussain Zamir. Deputy Minister highlighted the importance of private sector engagement and business to business partnerships to achieve priority goals of the economic agenda set forth by the Government of Maldives. Participants of this webinar also had the opportunity to have exclusive discussions with the line Ministries of the Maldives for detailed negotiations and exploring the investment climate in areas of specific focus in this webinar.

More than 50 different businesses from the Japanese private sector participated in the webinar.