September 23, 2017

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi receives IAPC Former Chairman

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, right, accepts The Democracy Medal from Mr. Rick Ridder, President of RBI Strategies and Research and former Chairman of IAPC in Nay Pyi Taw. Photo: MNA

State Counsellor and Union Minister for Foreign Affairs Daw Aung San Suu Kyi received Mr. Rick Ridder, President of RBI Strategies and Research and former Chairman of International Association of Political Consultants (IAPC) from the United States yesterday at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nay Pyi Taw.
The State Counsellor was awarded The Democracy Medal in 1995 by the IAPC. Mr. Rick Ridder, on behalf of the IAPC, presented the medal to the
State Counsellor during the meeting.
The IAPC was established in 1968 and lays emphasis on the flourishing of democracy around the world. The democracy medal award was introduced in 1982 to recognize the people and organisations that make sacrifices for the development of democracy. Among the recipients of this medal are labour activist Mr. Lech Walesa from Poland and Mr. Nelson Mandela, the former President of South Africa.—Myanmar News Agency

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