Ambassador Rosario Manalo, Chairperson of the Independent Commission of Enquiry (ICOE), Former Deputy Foreign Minister of the Philippines and former chair and current Representative of the Philippines to CEDAW, landed in Myanmar at 4:40 pm yesterday.
The ICOE Chairperson was welcomed at Yangon International Airport by U Zaw Phyo Win, Deputy Director-General of the Strategic Studies and Training Department, U Zaw Tun Oo, Deputy Director-General of the Protocol Department, and other officials.
Similarly, Ambassador Mr. Kenzo Oshima, member of the commission, Former Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator and Former Permanent Representative of Japan to the United Nations, will arrive in Myanmar at 4 pm today.
The Independent Commission of Enquiry was established as part of Myanmar’s national initiative to address reconciliation, peace, stability and development in Rakhine State.
—MNA (Translated by Zaw Htet Oo)