State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi urged ASEAN and South Korean leaders to support Myanmar’s development efforts.
The State Counselor arrived in Bhutan for the ASEAN-Korea Summit and the Mekong-Korea Summit at the ASEAN-Korea Business Summit yesterday.
” The reintegration of Myanmar into the global economy presents great opportunities for the development of new partnerships in order to promote shared development and to pursue peace, ” Aung San Suu Kyi said.
Myanmar has a lot of potential for mutual cooperation with the Republic of Korea, said the consultant, adding that the country is exploring new business partnerships in order to fully achieve a peaceful and prosperous future.
“It is important to focus on promoting economic cooperation between the two countries as well as strengthening the infrastructure and the legal framework,” she said.
Therefore, Myanmar is fully committed to the immediate conclusion of regional multilateral economic cooperation (RCEP) negotiations, he added. State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi met with South Korean President Meng Jiechi yesterday. He also attended the ASEAN-Korea Cultural Innovation Summit together with ASEAN leaders.
The summit will mark the 30th anniversary of the friendship between ASEAN and the Republic of Korea, and the first Mekong-Korea summit will be held in Busan. The State Counselor is attending the 30th ASEAN-Korea Commemorative Summit.
Aung San Suu Kyi will meet separately with South Korean President Monji In today (November 26), and some memorandums of understanding are scheduled to be signed before the two leaders. In addition, the State Counselor will meet with Burmese workers in South Korea on November 27.