Myanmar State Counselor in Singapore for a working visit to goodwill

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi arrives Sunday in Singapore. / Myanmar State Counselor & # 39; s Office / Facebook

By The Irrawaddy August 20, 2018

YANGON – Myanmar State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi arrived Sunday in Singapore for a working visit to goodwill, at the invitation of the Singapore Prime Minister. Lee Hsien Loong.

She will be in the city state for four days.

During her third visit to the country, the Nobel laureate will have meetings with the Senior Minister of Singapore Goh Chok Tong at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and receive a briefing there.

The Singaporean Foreign Ministry said in a statement that the Myanmar State Counselor will appeal to President Halimah Yacob and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Minister of Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan.

Apart from the work-related meetings, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi will also hold a lecture on Tuesday entitled "Myanmar & # 39; s Democratic Transition: Challenges and Progress".

On Sunday, she was accompanied by the Union Minister for Foreign Affairs and National Security Adviser Thaung Tun, Minister for International Cooperation Kyaw Tin and Deputy Minister of the President's Office, Min. Thu. The last time she visited the country was in 2016.

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