Nehginpao Kipgen meets Canadian and Indian Ambassadors in Yangon

Published on February 27, 2014

Nehginpao Kipgen, a political scientist who is on a month-long trip to Myanmar, met Canadian Ambassador to Burma Mark McDowell on February 26 and Indian Ambassador Gautam Mukhopadhaya on February 27.

During his trip, Kipgen has met several leaders from different political spectrum. Among others, Kipgen met U Htay Oo, Member of Parliament and Vice-Chairman of the ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) at party headquarters in Naypyitaw (Myanmar’s capital) on February 25, 2014. Oo is former Minister of Irrigation during the military-led State Peace and Development Council (SPDC) government.

The USDP Vice-Chairman arranged transportation for Kipgen to tour the national parliament.

The discussion of each meeting centered around the issue of Myanmar’s democratic transition.

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