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Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar's leader, on a working trip to Singapore, Singapore News & Top Stories
MYANMAR' s State Councillor Aung San Suu Kyi will be in Singapore on Sunday (19 August) for a four-day working session at the request of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. She will travel in the midst of the collaboration between Singapore and Myanmar, which has grown in recent years and is working towards the conclusion of a bi-lateral agreement on investments by the end of the year.
The Foreign Ministry also announced in a declaration that it will hold talks with Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong, Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean and Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan. Burma is interested in having more of its officers attend classes at the university. She' ll be meeting DPM Teo on Tuesday afternoons before entering the Grand Hyatt to celebrate her 43rd year.
Her talk entitled "Myanmar's democratic transition: Ms Suu Kyi, a longtime prisoner of conscience, will take stock of the accomplishments of Myanmar's civil administration, headed by her National League for Democracy which won the 2015 parliamentary elections with a land slide, and will debate the issues facing her state now.
Accompanying her on her journey will be Union Minister for the Office of the Union Administration and National Security Adviser Thaung Tun, Union Minister for International Cooperation Kyaw Tin and Deputy Minister for the Office of President Min Thu. Suu Kyi was last in the city in November 2016 in response to a journey PM Lee made to her own land this year - the first time that a leader has visited Myanmar since the Myanmar civil administration took office.
This year, the fiftieth year of the launch of the Singapore-Myanmar Diplomacy Relations, visa-free movement was introduced between the two nations and it was said that the nations would begin discussions on a bi-lateral agreement on investments.