Politics

State Counsellor to attend China’s trade summit

 

State Counsellor and Foreign Affairs Minister Aung San Suu Kyi will be visiting China as per the Chinese President Xi Jiping invitation to attend Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation.

ANP to call for national-level political dialogue in Rakhin State at UPDJC meeting

 

The Arakan National Party (ANP) plans to call on the Union Peace Dialogue Joint Committee (UPDJC) to allow them to hold the national-level political dialogue in Rakhine State, Oo Oo Hla Saw, a CEC member of the ANP, said.

The ANP held CEC meeting at its headquarters in Sittway, Rakhine State on May 10 and decided to demand that the political dialogue be held in Rakhine State. 

Suu Kyi returns from EU

State Counsellor

Suu Kyi receives Freedom of the City of London award

State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi received the Freedom of the City of London, awarded by the London Mayor and the City Council, at the Guildhall Building in London on Monday.

The award has been given by since the 13th century. It is an honour bestowed by a municipality upon a valued member of the community, or upon a visiting celebrity or dignitary.

Famous winners of the award include world leaders such asDesmond Tu Tu and Lee Kuan Yew, US presidents, UK prime ministers, artists and writers.

Wa group to quit ethnic council

The Wa National Organisation (WNO) is reportedly quitting the United Nationalities Federal Council.

A letter supposedly from the WNO to the council without a date is spreading on social media. Major Ta Nyi Lu, secretary of the WNO, confirmed the quitting and said the letter was a draft and leaked on social media before being sent to the council, according to reports.

Ta Nyi Lu was not available for the Daily Eleven's questions.

KIO should attend 21st Century Panglong: Kachin State Democracy Party

Chairperson of Kachin State Democracy Party Dr. Manam Tu Ja told that Kachin Independence Organisation should attend the 21st Century Panglong since the event’s aim is to solve the political conflicts.

Dr. Manam Tu Ja is the former vice-president of the KIO.

KIA quits rebel coalition: report

It is rumoured that the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) has sent a letter telling the United Nationalities Federation Council (UNFC), which is in peace talks with the government, that it is leaving the bloc. 

Rebels plan peace talks

The government peace commission and the rebel Union Political Dialogue Negotiation Committee

Suu Kyi meets Queen, Johnson

State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi met UK 

Suu Kyi has lunch with Queen Elizabeth

YANGON – State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi met yesterday with Britain’s Queen Elizabeth for lunch at Buckingham Palace, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said.

Prince William also attended the lunch, in place of Prince Phillip, who recently stepped down from royal duties.

Suu Kyi later met with Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall at Clarence House in London.

A Myanmar delegation led by Suu Kyi flew to Britain from Rome on Thursday on the final leg of a European trip.