Japanese PM meets Lower Parliament Speaker Win Myint

Myo Min Htet

Myanmar’s Speaker of the Lower House met recently with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, according to the Office of the Lower House.

 U Win Myint, chairman of Pyuthu Hluttaw was invited by Japan’s Speaker of the House of Representatives to meet with Abe. They discussed promoting friendship between the two countries, the parliaments, and various sectors.

They also discussed upgrading investments between the two countries, along with national reconciliation.

Win Myint also met with Date Chuichi, Speaker of the House of Councillors of the National Diet of Japan. Speaking in the “Special Guest Room,” they negotiated matters to upgrade the friendship and cooperation between the two parliaments, as well as matters of legislation.

Win Myint was joined by Win Myint Aung, secretary of the committee on citizens’ fundamental rights, Pyithu Hluttaw; En Hton Khar Nawsum, secretary of the committee for implementation of national affairs and internal peace; Tun Tun, member of the government’s guarantees, pledges and undertakings committee, Tun Myint, member of the citizens’ fundamental rights committee; Thura Thet Swe, Pyithu Hluttaw representative and Thurein Thant Zin, Myanmar Ambassador to Japan. Also present were officials from the Office of Pyithu Hluttaw.