UPDJC debates proposal for simultaneous political dialogues around the country

A proposal that national-level political dialogues ought to be held in all regions and states at the same time was submitted to the political dialogue framework review meeting of Union Peace Dialogue Joint Committee (UPDJC), announced to Dr Manan Tu Jar, chairperson of the Kachin State Democracy Party, on October 22.

Suu Kyi to visit Japan next month

State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi will pay an official visit to Japan on November 1, according to Tokyo.

Suu Kyi would make a five-day visit to Japan from November 1, said a Japanese government spokesman, Kyodo reported. Kyaw Zaeya, permanent secretary for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said the bilateral relationship was improving and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe invited her.