Friday, July 21, 2017

UN Special Rapporteur holds talks with ministers

July 20, 2017
Ms Yanghee Lee, the situation of UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar held talks  separately with Union Minister for Commerce Dr Than Myint, Union Minister for Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation U Ohn Win and Union Minister for Health and Sports Dr Myint Htwe yesterday. During the meetings, they discussed environmental conservation issues, transparency and cooperate social responsibility for natural resources extraction and public health care issues.

Before the meetings with Union ministers, she also met with Thura U Shwe Mann, Chairman of the Legal Affairs and Special Cases Assessment Commission.

At the meeting, the chairman said he hopes the UN sees that the government and other humanitarian organisations are putting the wellbeing of the nation and its citizens first. He also said the commission is helping the peace process and development of the nation in hand with the UN.
Ref; The Global New Light of Myanmar

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