Meeting held to discuss Rakhine issue, national security, international relations

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8 June, 2018

A meeting to discuss the Rakhine issue, national security and international relations was held at the Presidential Palace in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday morning.

Those at the meeting also discussed the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the formation of an Independent Commission of Enquiry, the Shangri-La Dialogue and related issues, as well as the border and Rakhine State security matters.

The meeting was attended by President U Win Myint, State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, vice presidents U Myint Swe and U Henry Van Thio, Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker U T Khun Myat, Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker Mahn Win Khaing Than, Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, Vice Senior General Soe Win, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army), Union Minister for Home Affairs Lt-Gen Kyaw Swe, Union Minister for Defence Lt-Gen Sein Win, Union Minister for Border Affairs Lt-Gen Ye Aung, Union Minister for the State Counsellor’s Office U Kyaw Tint Swe, Union Minister for International Cooperation U Kyaw Tin, Union Attorney-General U Tun Tun Oo and Deputy Minister for Office of the President U Min Thu.