Chairman of the State Administration Council Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing received a peace delegation led by Vice-Chairperson-1 U Khun Htun Tin of the Pa-O National Liberation Organization-PNLO at Bayintnaung Villa in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday morning to talk about peace issues.
The event was also attended by Vice-Chairman of SAC Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) Vice-Senior General Soe Win, Council members General Mya Tun Oo, Lt-Gen Moe Myint Tun and Lt-Gen Yar Pyae. The PNLO Vice-Chairperson-1 was accompanied by Joint General Secretary (1) Khun Min Thein and Central Committee member Khun Zwe Hto.
The Senior General explained the efforts of governments to eliminate armed conflicts in the country to ensure peace and tranquillity, the situation to be solved peacefully despite different political views in leading to a multiparty democratic system, demands of ethnic armed organizations during talks, open discussion regarding possible things that the country and regions need, situations to discuss with broader perspective for the interest of Union, matters to practise multiparty democracy that conforms with the people’s desire and the establishment of a Union based on democracy and federalism.
Then, PNLO Vice-Chairperson-1 and members expressed words of thanks for the peace talks and discussed the concept of the PNLO to solve the political problems through peaceful means, exercising the multiparty democracy, opinions on the establishment of a Union based on democracy and federalism and other regional development programmes.
Both sides also exchanged views on peace issues and development programmes.
After the meeting, the Senior General presented gifts to the PNLO Vice-Chairperson-1 and his delegation who returned local products as gifts. They then posed for documentary photos.
The delegation led by the Vice-Chairperson-1 of the Pa-O National Liberation Organization-PNLO will hold peace talks with the Peace Talks Team and the National Solidarity and Peacemaking Negotiation Committee with the participation of Council members formed by the State Administration Council. — MNA