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November 15, 2018

State Counsellor receives Singapore’s FM

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi holds talks with Singapore’s Foreign Minister Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan. Photo: MNA
State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi holds talks with Singapore’s Foreign Minister Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan. Photo: MNA

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor and Union Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, received Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Singapore, the current chair of ASEAN, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nay Pyi Taw at 3:30 pm on 5 November 2018.

Repatriation of verified displaced persons in Mid-November 2018 discussed
During the meeting, the State Counsellor explained about the recent developments in Rakhine State including the measures taken by the Government of Myanmar for the repatriation of verified displaced persons in Mid-November 2018 as agreed at the recent meeting of Joint Working Group between Myanmar and Bangladesh. They also exchanged views on how Singapore and ASEAN could assist Myanmar in the repatriation process.

Union Minister for International Cooperation U Kyaw Tin hosts dinner in honour of the Singapore Foreign Affairs Minister Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan and delegation at Park Royal Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw. photo: mna
Union Minister for International Cooperation U Kyaw Tin hosts dinner in honour of the Singapore Foreign Affairs Minister Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan and delegation at Park Royal Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw. photo: mna

Present at the meeting were U Kyaw Tint Swe, Union Minister for the Office of the State Counsellor, U Kyaw Tin, Union Minister for International Cooperation and officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
U Kyaw Tin, Union Minister for International Cooperation hosted a dinner in honour of the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Singapore at Park Royal Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw. The Singapore Foreign Minister left Nay Pyi Taw for Singapore by air in the evening after conclusion of his one-day working visit to Myanmar. — MNA

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