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State Counsellor receives Mr. Ola Almgren, UN Resident Coordinator for Myanmar

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi received Mr. Ola Almgren, UN Resident Coordinator for Myanmar, at 2:20 pm on 23 March 2020 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nay Pyi Taw.

At the meeting, they exchanged views on strengthening cooperation between Myanmar and the United Nations based on mutual trust, enhancing cooperation with the United Nations including international partners in the provision of humanitarian assistance and granting improved humanitarian access, to streamline travel authorization procedures for UN staff to speed up the process, to support Myanmar in the implementation of the Myanmar Sustainable Development Plan (MSDP), and to provide assistance to Myanmar’s preventive measures against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Also present at the meeting were Union Minister from the Office of the State Counsellor U Kyaw Tint Swe, Union Minister for International Cooperation U Kyaw Tin and officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.