State Counsellor holds talks with ROK President

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi held a separate talk with Mr Moon Jae-in, the visiting President of Republic of Korea, at the Envoys Hall of the Presidential Palace in Nay Pyi Taw at 4 pm yesterday. They then attended a bilateral meeting of the two countries, which was held at the Meeting Hall at the same venue. The meeting focused on promotion of friendly relations between the two countries, cooperation in the sectors of culture, education, trade, investment, infrastructure, energy, currency and finance, further assistance of experience and technologies in Myanmar agricultural sector, establishment of an information center to facilitate ROK’s investments in Myanmar, cooperation in conservation of environment and biodiversity, promotion of tourism, one year extension of visa exemption for the visitors from ROK, Myanmar’s active support in ASEAN-ROK and ASEAN-Mekong cooperation, state-level participation of Myanmar in the 30th anniversary of the ASEAN-ROK Dialogue Relations and the first Mekong-Korea Summit which will be held in Busan in November this year, digital display of cultural and scenic views of Bagan, which has recently been awarded UNESCO World Heritage status, at the ASEAN Culture House in Busan to create awareness about Myanmar among the Korean people, possible assistance of ROK in celebrating the 100 years anniversary of Yangon University, ROK support to the efforts of Myanmar government in Rakhine issue, ceremony to establish Korea-Myanmar Industrial Complex in Yangon, and recruitment of more Myanmar migrant workers to work in ROK.