European Association for Business and Commerce
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World Bank Workshop - 17 January 2017


On 17 January 2017, Mr. Robert Fox, Chairman of the EABC ICT Working Group, Mr. Chaladbhum Temkasem, EABC Policy Manager, and the ICT working group attended the workshop with the World Bank. Participants from the World Bank were Mr. Shabih A. Mohib, Program Leader, Equitable Growth, Finance & Institutions, South East Asia Country Management Unit and Dr. Kiatipong Ariyapruchya, Senior Country Economist. The meeting covered Doing Business, SOE reform in particular to support Digital Economy, and Work Permit and VISA issues. The meeting also aimed to strengthen collaboration and provide policy position/recommendations to World Bank so that these may be considered and can be infused into and used to strengthen World Bank’s own research, recommendations and reports. Participants from ICT Working Group also included Further meeting is anticipated in a few months.