Three representatives of the Myanmar Civil Society Core Group on ASEAN met with the Director General of ASEAN Affairs Department of Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Myanmar) U Aung Lynn and the Deputy DG, U Aung Htoo on the 18th of February, 2015. The 3 representatives were Dr. May Shi Sho, U Nyunt Hlaing and U Swe San Oo, of which all three are both members of the MCSCGA as well as members of various committees of the ACSC/APF 2015.
The meeting started by U Aung Lynn and U Aung Htoo giving updates of the Foreign Ministers meeting in Malaysia in January. They pointed out that they had already received the ACSC/APF 2015 Statement. This was followed by the MCSCGA delegation giving information on the structure and the vision of the Core group and the various activities lined up ahead and also handing over the Myanmar translation of the Statement.
Both the DG as well as the Dy. DG expressed their wish to be in close contact as well as work together with MCSCGA and to meet again after the 4th Regional consultation meeting which will be on the 13th and 14th of March.
A press release on the meeting will be issued shortly.