Politics

Suu Kyi meets Wa, Mongla rebel leaders

State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi has met representatives led by Pao Yu Yi, deputy general secretary of the United Wa State Army, and Sai Lin from the Mongla’s Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army (MNDAA) at the Thingaha Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw.

Minister for the Office of the State Counsellor Kyaw Tint Swe and peace commission chairman Dr Tin Myo Win, vice-chairman Thein Zaw, secretary Khin Zaw Oo and member Moe Zaw Oo also attended. 

Investment policy expected soon

The government will release its domestic and foreign investment policy soon, Aung Naing Oo, director-general of the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration, told the Daily Eleven. 

“We plan to release the investment policy, but not in hurried manner. It will come after the economic policy has been released. Now it is at the drafting stage. No approval has been sought,” he said.

CSOs send open letter to Suu Kyi on participation in peace tasks

More than 40 civic and social organizations (CSOs) based in border areas on July 25 and them urging the State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi participation of nation-building tasks and transition to Myanmar federalism, yesterday said Myanmar Affairs Initiative Group.

The CSOs are now carrying out the ethnic affairs, human rights, women and environmental affairs as well as they help the Mae Tao Clinic in in Mae Sot, said Thai-Myanmar border.

Peace conference must seek end to civil wars: KIO vice chairman

 

The upcoming 21st Century Panglong Conference should be a political forum capable of seeking resolutions to ending Myanmar’s civil wars and establishing a federal Union by building on the political commitment made between General Aung San and ethnic minority leaders, said General N'Ban La, vice chairman of the Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO) while recounting his previous discussion with State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi.  

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