Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor and Union Minister for Foreign Affairs, discussed matters relating to the process of Myanmar’s transition to democracy with Henrik Bach Mortensen, Chairperson of the Board of the Danish Institute for Parties and Democracy at the office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nay Pyi Taw on June 5.
At the meeting, they frankly discussed matters relating to the positive contribution of their institute for the success of Myanmar’s democratization process.
The DIPD and Union Election Commission signed MoU on June 5.
The UEC has been working together with the DIPD for years. Lectures were given to Members of Parliament. The UEC arranged the MPs to study the municipal election of Demark. It is also improving election standards to keep abreast of the international norms in cooperation with the international organizations, said Hla Thein, Chairman of the UEC.
The DIPD’s chairperson said that the DIPD is an organization backed by the Danish political parties. It will gear up cooperation skill of political parties in Myanmar’s marching toward democratic system. It will render assistance in escalating the role of youths and women in the political arena. I take pride in signing of the MoU.
Translated and Edited by Win Htut