State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi received Mr. Peter Chung, Honorary Consul of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, at the Ministry in Nay Pyi Taw at 10 a.m. yesterday; Mr. Mark Andrew Green, Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), at 11:00 a.m. on 18th May 2018 and Ms. Laura Londen, the United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) at 2 p.m. on the 18th May 2018 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nay Pyi Taw separately.
During the meeting with Mr. Peter Chung, matters related to investment in the education sector, establishment of international schools in Myanmar and attracting more investments from Canada to Myanmar were cordially discussed.
During the meeting with Mr. Mark Andrew Green, Administrator of the USAID, they discussed existing and future development assistance programmes including food security, agriculture, health and humanitarian assistance by the USAID.
Moreover, they exchanged views on Myanmar’s endeavours and challenges regarding the repatriation of displaced persons from the Rakhine State as well as possibilities of creating jobs and livelihood opportunities for both communities to live peacefully and harmoniously in the Rakhine State.
During the meeting with Ms. Laura Londen, the United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director of the UNFPA, they exchanged views on the cooperation programme with the UNFPA including 2014 population and housing census, data analyzing, family planning, quality of life and reduction of maternal mortality.—Myanmar News Agency