Myanmar-Japan: Union Minister Attended 24th Int’l Conference On Future Of ASIA

12 June 2018

A Myanmar delegation led by U Kyaw Tint Swe, the Union Minister for the Office of the State Counsellor attended the 24th International Conference on the Future of Asia in Japan Monday.

As the bilateral components, the Union Minister had met with His Excellency Mr Taro Kono, Minister for Foreign Affairs, H.E. Yoshihide Suga, Chief Cabinet Secretary, H.E. Mr Hiroshige Seko, Minister for Economy, Trade and Industry and Mr. Yohei Sasakawa, Special Envoy for National Reconciliation in Myanmar and Chairman of Nippon Foundation.

During the courtesy calls, matters related to the progress of Myanmar’s peace process, Myanmar’s democratization process, the latest developments in Rakhine State, and Myanmar Government’s in Rakhine State, particularly signing of the MoU between the Government of Myanmar, UNDP and UNHCR as well as announcement of formation of an Independent Commission on Enquiry were discussed.

The delegation departed for Japan from Yangon International Airport on 10 June.