Published on Saturday, 21 September 2013 19:17
Aung San Suu Kyi seen at the Yangon International Airport on Friday morning on her way to Singapore
(Photo - EMG)
Lower House MP Aung San Suu Kyi, chairperson of the National League for Democracy, left Yangon International Airport for Singapore yesterday to attend an international conference from September 20 to 22.
The summit was organized by Global Asia, Singapore’s economic development board, Singapore’s financial institution, the Ministry of Trade and the Ministry of Finance.
Suu Kyi is will address the ongoing reforms in Myanmar on September 21 and to give talks on attitude of leadership at Management University of Singapore.
During her first-time visit to Singapore, Suu Kyi will be meeting Singaporean President Dr Tony Tan Keng Yan, Prime Minister Mr Lee Hsien Loong, Honorary Prime Minister Mr Goh Chok Tong and parliamentary speaker Madam Haliamah Yacob.
Suu Kyi will be also meeting Myanmar citizens arriving in Singapore. The visit to Singapore will be her first and it will be the second visit to an ASEAN country after Thailand following the release from her house arrest.
Lower House MP Dr Myo Aung, Upper House MP Min Oo, personal officer Dr Tin Mar Aung and Soe Win accompanied the chairperson of the NLD in the same visit. The visit was scheduled to leave Singapore on September 24.
Suu Kyi visited Poland, Hungary and Czech from September 10 to 18, during her visit, she met country’s leaders including the president and prime minister as well as Nobel laureates, holding discussions on Myanmar’s political reforms.
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