José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, went to Naypyidaw where he met with U Thein Sein, President of Burma/Myanmar, and Thura U Shwe Mann, Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Parliament of Burma/Myanmar. José Manuel Barroso then had the opportunity to meet with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Chairperson and General Secretary of the National League for Democracy of Burma/Myanmar, 1991 Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
The President also went to the Myanmar Peace Centre (MPC) in Yangon to sign a Joint Declaration with U Aung Min, Minister of the President's Office of Burma/Myanmar. The MPC, established by Presidential Decree, should serve as a platform for dialogue between all those concerned by Myanmar's ethnic peace processes.
Type: College Reference: I-075097 Date: 03/11/2012 Duration: 02:42 DG:Directorate-General for CommunicationLocation:Naypyidaw,Naypyidaw - Parliament,Naypyidaw - Residence of the President,Yangon Thesaurus: Aeroplane, Airport, Buddhism, Building, Burma/Myanmar, EU external relations, European Commission - visits made, Market, Nobel Prize, Parliament, Political party,EU external relations Personalities: Aung San Suu Kyi, Thein Sein, Thura U Shwe Mann,José Manuel Durão Barroso,U Aung Min
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