State Counsellor receives interfaith delegation

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi meets with the interfaith delegation at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday. Photo: MNA
State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi meets with the interfaith delegation at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday. Photo: MNA

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi received an 18-member interfaith delegation composed of local and international members of Religions for Peace (RfP) and other interfaith groups at 10:00 hours on 25 May 2018 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Nay Pyi Taw.
During the meeting, the members of the delegation presented their collective views and efforts in advancing peace and development in Myanmar, highlighting the inter-linkages between peace and development, and the important role of education in building a peaceful society, and expressed their commitment to maintaining peace in all corners of the world.
The State Counsellor also shared her view that everyone wants peace and love, as well as being loved, and every religion is exerting efforts for peace and love throughout the world. She stressed that the people should focus on positive attitude and refrain from negative. The State Counsellor requested the interfaith delegation to motivate individuals through the concept of gaining love by giving love, to encourage people to cultivate courage and strength to carry on in their quest for peace and love not only for Myanmar but also for the world at large and the future of humanity.
Present also at the meeting were Union Minister for Religious Affairs and Culture Thura U Aung Ko, Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Dr. Win Myat Aye, Union Minister for International Cooperation U Kyaw Tin and senior officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.—MNA

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