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David Puttnam

Lord Puttnam's Trade Mission 2015

Lord Puttnam's Trade Mission 2015

29 October, 2015

This week, Lord Puttnam undertakes his fifth Trade Mission as the Prime Minister’s Trade and Cultural Envoy to Vietnam, Cambodia, Burma and Laos. 

Lord Puttnam will visit ASEAN member states Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos, undertaking an extensive programme of activity comprising events and activities centring on a range of sectors, including Education, Transport and the Creative Industries. 

In Cambodia, Lord Puttnam will build on work undertaken during previous visits, further developing relationships with stakeholders across the commercial and public sectors in order to catalyse business opportunities for British businesses in-market. 

In Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi), Lord Puttnam will cement the good work taken during the Prime Minister’s recent Northern Powerhouse Mission. He will, in Ho Chi Minh City, launch the Shopping is GREAT campaign and British Council’s UK Film Week 2015. 

In Laos, Lord Puttnam will continue to raise awareness of the importance of Higher Education and English language skills. As part of this, he will launch the UK University Education Fair.