December 13, 2017

State Counsellor participates in 31st ASEAN Summit

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi holds talks with US Secretary of State, UN Secretary-General

Leaders of ASEAN countries join hands for a group photo at the signing ceremony in Manila, Philippines of the ASEAN Consensus on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers yesterday. Photo: MNA
Leaders of ASEAN countries join hands for a group photo at the signing ceremony in Manila, Philippines of the ASEAN Consensus on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers yesterday. Photo: MNA

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi held talks with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on the sidelines of the East Asia Summit in Manila yesterday.
At the meeting, they discussed issues including democratic transition, the peace process, the economy, investment and the latest developments in Rakhine State.
Following the meeting, the State Counsellor attended the 20th ASEAN Plus Three Summit, the ASEAN Plus Canada 40th Anniversary Commemorative Summit, and the ASEAN-EU 40th Anniversary Commemorative Summit in Manila.
After the luncheon hosted by the President of the Philippines Mr. Rodrigo Duterte, State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi attended the 12th East Asia Summit, and the 15th ASEAN-India Summit.
In the evening, she attended a ceremony to sign the Consensus on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers, the closing ceremony of the 31st ASEAN Summit and a ceremony to hand over the chairmanship of ASEAN to Singapore.
At the ceremony, Mr Duterte expressed words of thanks and Singapore Prime Minister Mr. Lee Hsien Loong took over the chairmanship and extended greetings. Also present at the ceremony were leaders of the 10 ASEAN countries, leaders of ASEAN dialogue partners, the Secretary-General of ASEAN permanent representatives of ASEAN and senior officials of ASEAN nations.

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi meets with UN Secretary-General Mr António Guterres.  Photo: MNA
State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi meets with UN Secretary-General Mr António Guterres.  Photo: MNA

On Monday evening, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi attended the ASEAN Plus Three Leaders’ Interface with the East Asia Business Council, the 9th Mekong-Japan Summit and the 9th ASEAN-UN Summit at the Philippines International Convention Centre (PICC). She also met with UN Secretary-General Mr. Antonio Guterres, exchanging views on the latest development in Rakhine State and the UN’s participation in implementing the special advisory commission’s recommendations in Rakhine State.— Myanmar News Agency

Comments

Related posts

Translate »