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November 16, 2018

State Counsellor receives ICRC President Mr. Peter Maurer

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi welcomes Mr. Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross. Photo: MNA
State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi welcomes Mr. Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross. Photo: MNA

State Counsellor and Union Minister for Foreign Affairs Daw Aung San Suu Kyi received Mr. Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), yesterday at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nay Pyi Taw.
During the meeting, they discussed progress in cooperation between Myanmar and the ICRC in providing humanitarian assistance and improving the conditions of prisons in Myanmar. They also exchanged views on transitioning from providing emergency humanitarian aid to creating small businesses for communities to earn their own income for long-term socioeconomic development in Rakhine State, providing assistance for facilitation of ICRC activities and current and future cooperation between Myanmar and the ICRC.—MNA

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