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November 15, 2018

State Counsellor separately receives UN senior official, IOM director general

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi receives International Organization for Migration Director General Mr. William Lacy Swing in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday. Photo: MNA

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi separately received United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Assistant Administrator and Director for Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific Mr. Haoliang Xu and International Organization for Migration (IOM) Director General Mr. William Lacy Swing at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Nay Pyi Taw, yesterday morning.

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi welcomes United Nations Assistant Secretary-General Mr. Haoliang Xu.  Photo: MNA

During the meeting with Mr. Haoliang Xu, they discussed matters relating to the implementation of a memorandum of understanding between the Myanmar government, UNDP and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees; Myanmar drawing up a sustainable development programme; finalizing the drawing up of the United Nations assistance framework; and current and future cooperation between Myanmar and the United Nations.
During the meeting with Mr. William Lacy Swing, they discussed matters relating to work conducted by IOM, necessary assistance provided by IOM to Myanmar over migrants and the progress of the peace and reconciliation process in Myanmar.
Also present at the meeting were Ministry of Foreign Affairs Permanent Secretary U Myint Thu and senior officials.

 

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