State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi talked about Myanmar-Japan relations, economic cooperation, development and other matters in interviews with Nikkei Asian Review and The Mainichi at The Imperial Hotel, Tokyo, yesterday.
The State Counsellor is currently in Japan after attending the enthronement ceremony for Emperor Naruhito on Tuesday. She also met Princess Yoko at the State Guest House yesterday.
In the afternoon, the State Counsellor visited the Myanmar Embassy in Tokyo and met with civil servants and students pursuing education in Japan.
She told them to utilize the skills they will acquire for their nation and its people, to help with Myanmar’s development in any sector they can, to use their learning for personal and communal benefit, and urged them to read on the Myanmar Sustainable Development Plan and other related projects set by the Union Government. She then took a documentary photo with the students.
Later in the evening, the State Counsellor attended a banquet for newly enthroned Emperor Naruhito hosted by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife at Hotel New Otani.