U Wunna Maung Lwin, Union Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and party paid a visit to the Republic of Korea from 6 to 8 April, and arrived back Yangon on 10 April.
During the visit, the union minister called on Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Yun Byung-se at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of ROK on 6 April. The two ministers discussed further strengthening the bilateral ties, enhancing the existing cooperation and promoting the collaboration of commemorative events as this year marks the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. Also present at the meeting were Myanmar Ambassador to ROK U Soe Lwin and Korean Ambassador Mr Lee Baek-soon.
On 7 April, the union minister received the Honorary Directorate Degree of Political Science conferred to him by the Gyeongsang National University (GNU) at the university campus in Jinju, Republic of Korea. In the evening, the President of the university and heads of faculty members hosted a dinner in honour of the union minister in Jinju.