Union Foreign Affairs Minister Daw Aung San Suu Kyi arrives Laos

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Nay Pyi Taw, July 22

Union Minister for Foreign Affairs Daw Aung San Suu Kyi left Yangon by air yesterday to attend the 49th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and related meetings to be held in Vientiane, Lao People’s Democratic Republic on 23-26 July, and arrived there at 9 p.m. local standard time. The Union minister will attend the South East Asia nuclear Weapon Free Zone Commission Meeting and ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM) interface with ASEAN intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) Representatives on 23 July and the 49th ASEAN Foreign Minister’s Meeting plenary session on 24 July.

The Union minister will continue to attend the Post Ministerial Conferences with Dialogue Partners on 25 July and the 17th ASEAN Plus Three Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and the 6th East Asia Summit Foreign Ministers’ Meeting on 26th July.

The Union minister will also attend the 23rd ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) Retreat Session and Plenary Session on the same day. The Forum will be attended by Foreign Ministers from 27 member states of the ASEAN Regional Forum.