Myanmar International Convention Center
Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar
7 June 2013
President Benigno S. Aquno III met with Nobel Peace Prize laureate Honorable Aung San Suu Kyi, Chairperson and General Secretary of the National League for Democracy at the Myanmar International Convention Center.
After accepting from Myanmar President U Thein Sein the hosting of the World Economic Forum on East Asia in 2014 through a symbolic turn over, President Aquino met with Madam Aung San Suu Kyi in a bilateral meeting. They discussed some of the areas which Myanmar needs to improve such as the supply of electricity and the eradication of poverty. Madam Aung San Suu Kyi expressed her interest to visit the Philippines soon. On the other hand, President Aquino said that the result of their meeting exceeded its expected outcome.
Honorable Aung San Suu Kyi is Myanmar’s democracy fighter and is considered by Time Magazine as one of the “16 of History’s Most Rebellious Women”.
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