STATE COUNSELLOR Daw Aung San Suu Kyi left for Singapore on a special flight yesterday at the invitation of Prime Minister Mr. Lee Hsien Loong to attend the 33rd ASEAN Summit and Related Summits to be held in Singapore from 13 to 15 November 2018.
The delegation led by the State Counsellor was seen off at the airport by Union Minister for the Office of the State Counsellor U Kyaw Tint Swe, Chairman of Nay Pyi Taw Council Dr. Myo Aung and wife, Deputy Minister for the Office of the President U Min Thu, Member of the Nay Pyi
Taw Council Col. Min Naung, Chief of Myanmar Police Force Police Lt-Gen Aung Win Oo, Ambassador of Singapore to Myanmar Ms. Vanessa Chan Yuen Ying Elisabeth and officials.
The State Counsellor was accompanied by Union Minister for International Cooperation U Kyaw Tin, high ranking officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and officials.
The State Counsellor will attend the 33rd ASEAN Summit and Related Summits together with other Heads of State/Government of ASEAN and East Asia Summit participating countries from 13-15 November 2018.
The delegation led by the State Counsellor arrived in Singapore at 1:45 pm local standard time.
They were welcomed at the Changi International Airport by Dr. Mohamad Miliki Bin Osman, Senior Minister of State for Defence and Foreign Affairs, and State Counsellor arrives in Singapore to attend 33rd ASEAN Summit, Related Summits officials, Myanmar Ambassador to Singapore U Htay Aung and wife, Military Attaché (Army,Navy and Air) Col. Win Myat and wife, and officials of the Myanmar Embassy in Singapore.
Afterwards, the delegation proceeded to Fairmont Hotel where they will stay during the visit.
Another member of the delegation Union Minister for Ministry of Planning and Finance U Soe Win had left for Singapore earlier on 11 November to
attend the ASEAN Economic Community Council Meeting and Preparatory Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (Prep-RCEP) Ministerial Meeting.