Daw Aung San Suu Kyi addresses Nay Pyi Taw diplomatic zone meeting

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi delivers a speech at the Nay Pyi Taw diplomatic zone land policy coordination meeting. Photo: MNA
State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi delivers a speech at the Nay Pyi Taw diplomatic zone land policy coordination meeting. Photo: MNA

A Nay Pyi Taw diplomatic zone land policy coordination meeting was held yesterday morning at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where State Counsellor DawAung San SuuKyi delivered a speech.
Also present at the meeting were Union Ministers U Kyaw Tint Swe, U Thant Sin Maung, Dr. MyoTheinGyi, U Kyaw Win, U Win Khaing and U Kyaw Tin, Union Attorney-General U TunTunOo, Nay Pyi Taw Council Chairman Dr. MyoAung, Deputy Minister Maj-Gen Aung Soe, Yangon City Mayor U MaungMaungSoe, Nay Pyi Taw Council members, Permanent Secretaries and officials.
At the meeting the State Counsellor said Nay Pyi Taw is where the Myanmar government sits and as a capital city, policies were already set for foreign embassies to move from Yangon to Nay Pyi Taw. To ease the work of the embassies, for their personnel to live conveniently and to concur to reasonable matters requested by the embassies, these policies need to be reviewed in apractical way. Ways and means need to be found to raise the communications, transports, education and health services provided added the State Counsellor.
The government has urged foreign embassies in Yangon to relocate to Nay Pyi Taw. One-hundred and twenty plots of land have been reserved for this purpose.
Union Minister for International Cooperation U Kyaw Tin and Nay Pyi Taw Council Chairman Dr. MyoAung explained the plots in the Nay Pyi Taw diplomatic zone and construction of the diplomatic zone.
Afterwards, Union Ministers, the Union Attorney General and officials discussed policy matters related to the plots in the Nay Pyi Taw diplomatic zone and arrangements made for the earliest relocation of foreign embassies to Nay Pyi Taw. The State Counsellor coordinated the discussions and raised questions on some matters.— Myanmar News Agency

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