VP U Henry Van Thio meets with UNSG Special Envoy for Disaster Risk Reduction and Water

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Myanmar Vice President U Henry Van Thio met with the United Nations Secretary General’s Envoy for Disaster Risk Reduction and Water Dr. Han Seung-Soo at Myanmar’s Mission office at the UN in New York yesterday.


The meeting focused on the UN’s Special Thematic Session on Water and Disasters program and Myanmar’s policy role around water resources and natural disasters in preparation for the Third Asia-Pacific Water Conference scheduled for December in Myanmar.


Afterward, the Vice President and his delegation visited to the residence of Permanent Representative of Myanmar to the United Nations and met with Myanmar mission office staff and their families. Earlier in the day, the Vice President, Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Dr. Win Myat Aye, Permanent Representative of Myanmar to the United Nations U Hau Do Suan and Myanmar delegation visited the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, which are historical sites of national immigration in New York.