Tom Malinowski ends trip to Kachin State

This week, US Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Tom Malinowski visited Kachin State for two days.

He visited and met with Kachin religious organisations, civic organisation, members of the KIO technicians team, Regional Government of Kachin State, Shan ethnic leaders, and refugees of Kachin conflict and the Myitsone dam project.

During his visit, he said the democratic transition of Myanmar, the military's role and the economic condition of the country are being watched by the US government. He also said the human rights violations by the military and KIA in Kachin State have been noted, Kachin refugees will continue to be assisted.