Monday, October 31, 2011

UN secretary-general's envoy to meet with Aung San Suu Kyi

Monday, 31 October 2011 20:20 Myo Thant

(Mizzima) – Vijay Nambiar, the special envoy of UN Secretary -General Ban Ki-Moon, will visit Burma for five-days beginning on Monday to meet with both government and opposition political leaders.

vijay-nambiar-visits-burma3sNambiar will meet with Aung San Suu Kyi and members of the Committee Representing People's Parliament (CRPP), who were elected in the 1990 elections.

The meeting between the CRPP and Nambiar will take place at the lakeside home of Aung San Suu Kyi in Rangoon.

Aye Thar Aung, the secretary of CRPP, told Mizzima that the CRPP plans to discuss the ongoing fighting in ethnic areas.

A diplomatic source told Mizzima that Nambiar would meet with Burmese Vice President Tin Aung Myint Oo and Foreign Minister Wunna Maung Lwin among other government officials during the trip.

Nambiar is visiting Burma for the third time; his last visit was in May.

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