November 4, 2016
Myanmar must have peace to carry out sustainable development, State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi said at the meeting with Japanese business leader on Friday during her 5-day state visit to Japan.
State Counsellor, H.E. Aung San Suu Kyi: "We have to make sure that development is equitable. We want all our ethnic peoples to feel that they have an equal chance to progress in our country. That it is truly a nation made up of diverse peoples but united and our purpose to be a society that is at harmony and that is determined to maintain our place in the world not just as a country of with its own unique cultural and social values, but also one that as making progress economically,"
Japan had pledged to provide 7.73 billion US dollars to Myanmar over five years to support its peace-building and development efforts.
While in Japan, the State Counsellor also paid a courtesy call to the Emperor of Japan Akihito and the Empress at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on Friday.
Ref; mitv News