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FM meets UN Secretary General Special Envoy on Myanmar

Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith met virtually with the United Nations Secretary General Special Envoy on Myanmar Noeleen Heyzer on Jan 6.

Expressing congratulations upon Heyzer’s appointment to the post, the foreign minister assured the UN official that the Lao PDR will work closely with her and help her fulfil her noble duty.

In reply, the UN official pledged to work with ASEAN and countries in the region, international organisations and all relevant parties to seek solutions to political issues in Myanmar.

In 2013, Noeleen Heyzer, then the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific – UNESCAP visited the Lao PDR. Her visit contributed significantly to strengthening the cooperation between the Lao PDR and the UNESCAP in various areas.

Source: Lao News Agency