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Suu Kyi to meet president and commander-in-chief on Dec 2

Aung San Suu Kyi, the chairperson of the National League for Democracy, which dominated the 2015 general election, will meet President Thein Sein and Commander-in-Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing separately on December 2 in Nay Pyi Taw.

The President’s Office announced on November 30 that President Thein Sein will meet Suu Kyi on Wednesday morning at the presidential palace in the capital.
Additionally, the Military Authoritative Information Team announced on the same day that the commander-in-chief will meet Suu Kyi at 2pm on that day at his office.
Suu Kyi requested meetings with President Thein Sein, Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Min Aung Hlaing and Union parliament speaker Thura Shwe Mann in separate letters addressed to each of them.
Thura Shwe Mann met Suu Kyi on November 15, 17 and 19. After their last meeting, they released a joint statement. Suu Kyi also met with Thura Shwe Mann on the morning of November 30 at his parliamentary office in Nay Pyi Taw.
Suu Kyi first met with President Thein Sein on Aug 19, 2011, at the presidential palace in the capital.
She also had meetings with the president on four other occasions in 2012, 2013 and 2014.
Suu Kyi’s private meeting with the commander-in-chief will be their first.

Published : December 01, 2015

By : Eleven Myanmar