VP U Henry Van Thio attends peace summit in ROK

Vice President U Henry Van Thio attends the Peace, Security and Human Development World Summit 2020 in Seoul yesterday. Photo: MNA
Vice President U Henry Van Thio attends the Peace, Security and Human Development World Summit 2020 in Seoul yesterday. Photo: MNA

A Myanmar delegation led by Vice President U Henry Van Thio and accompanied by Union Minister for Religious Affairs and Culture Thura U Aung Ko and officials to attend the Peace, Security and Human Development World Summit 2020 left for the Republic of Korea on 2 February and arrived Seoul at 7:15 am local time yesterday.
Vice President and his entourage were greeted at the Inchon International Airport by Myanmar Ambassador to the Republic of Korea U Thant Sin, Universal Peace Federation (UPF) Aisa-Pacific Regional Chairperson Mr. Ek Nath Dhakal, staff and family members of the Myanmar Embassy, and officials.
Next, Vice President and party proceeded to Lotte Hotel Seoul.
In the afternoon, Vice President U Henry Van Thio accompanied by Union Minister Thura U Aung Ko and officials attended the opening ceremony of the Peace, Security and Human Development World Summit 2020.
In the evening, Vice President U Henry Van Thio received General Secretary Dr. Young Ho Yun of the Peace, Security and Human Development World Summit 2020 at the Kintex Center.
At the meeting, they frankly discussed the upcoming third Asia-Pacific summit to be jointly held by Myanmar Government and the Universal Peace Federation (UPF).

Vice President U Henry Van Thio presents the gift to the Universal Peace Federation yesterday.  Photo: MNA
Vice President U Henry Van Thio presents the gift to the Universal Peace Federation yesterday.  Photo: MNA

Present at the meeting were Union Minister Thura U Aung Ko, Ambassador to the Republic of Korea U Thant Sin, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs U Soe Han and officials.
Then, Vice President U Henry Van Thio enjoyed the dinner in honour of the Peace, Security and Human Development World Summit 2020. — MNA (Translated by Aungthu Ya)

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