Myanmar is hosting the annual World Economic Forum on East Asia from May 5 to 7, in the country's new political capital, Naypyidaw.
The event highlights how in such a short time, the former military government has been accepted by the West, after implementing a number of political reforms.
But some critics say foreign governments and companies are in too much of a rush to do business with the new leadership, despite its existing social and sectarian problems.
Al Jazeera's Wayne Hay reports from Naypyidaw.
Source: Al Jazeera