Nyein Zaw Lin & Chan Wai Soe
A talk on the Rakhine situation, challenges and future prospects, organised by the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission, was held at Summit Park View Hotel in Yangon on October 11.
Win Mra, chair of the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission said a special report would be submitted to the president based on the discussions and suggestions at the meeting.
“The government can take account of these suggestions. The commission issued a statement after making field trips to Buthedaung and Maungdaw Townships in Rakhine State. Suggestions at the talk are very fruitful.”
Yu Lwin Aung, a team leader, submitted the commission’s findings on Rakhine affairs during its tour to Rakhine State from September 24 to 29
The talk focused on peace, stability, development and the role of media in Rakhine affairs. The impact of the Rakhine situation on international relations, Myanmar’s relations with the United Nations, Bangladesh, Asean, the EU and other countries was also discussed.
The talk was led by former Rakhine State Chief Minister Maung Maung Ohn, international affairs researcher Ko Ko Hlaing and vice-president of the Myanmar Press Council Aung Hla Tun.
Translated by Myo Than