UK Foreign Secretary arrives in Myanmar, visits AAPP

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British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
Rt. Hon. Jeremy Hunt MP poses for a documentary photo with AAPP secretary U Teit Naing in Yangon. Photo: MNA

A delegation led by the British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Rt. Hon. Jeremy Hunt MP, landed in Yangon at 3:45pm yesterday.
The delegation was welcomed by Daw Kay Thi Soe, Director General of the Strategic Studies and
Training Department, British Ambassador to Myanmar Mr. Daniel Patrick Brendon Chugg, and other officials at the Yangon International Airport.
The British Foreign Secretary and his delegation travelled to the extended Ward 33 in Dagon Myothit (North) Township at 5pm yesterday to observe the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) located there.
The British Foreign Secretary was first given a guided tour by AAPP secretary U Teit Naing of the AAPP’s exhibition titled ‘Memory of the Past’. He then met with AAPP officials and discussed about the state of political prisoners and the status of human rights.
Present at the meeting were AAPP secretary U Teit Naing, joint-secretary U Bo Kyi, in-charge U Aung Myo Kyaw, Yangon Region Hluttaw MP Daw Sandar Min, and Ma Thidar (Sanchaung).

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