Union Minister U Kyaw Tin receives United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy on Myanmar

Union Minister U Kyaw Tin meets with United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy on Myanmar Ms Christine Schraner Burgener in Nay Pyi Taw on 28 January 2020. Photo: MNA
Union Minister U Kyaw Tin meets with United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy on Myanmar Ms Christine Schraner Burgener in Nay Pyi Taw on 28 January 2020. Photo: MNA

Union Minister for International Cooperation U Kyaw Tin received United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy on Myanmar Ms. Christine Schraner Burgener at 1:00 pm, on 28 January 2020 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nay Pyi Taw.
During the meeting, they exchanged views on measures taken by the government for repatriation of displaced person for implementation of the National Strategy on Resettlement of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and Closure of IDP Camps, recent developments in creating conducive environment for the returnees in cooperation with the United Nations and ASEAN, speeding up the citizenship application process, and recent visit of Myanmar officials to Cox’s Bazar to meet with the displaced persons.
The Union Minister also informed her of his view on the recent decision by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on ‘provisional measures’ in the case brought by The Gambia against Myanmar as well as steps taken by the government to address the accountability issue through domestic judicial system as recommended by the final report of the Independent Commission of Enquiry (ICOE).
Also present at the meeting were U Kyaw Thu Nyein, Deputy Director-General of the International Organizations and Economic Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.—MNA

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