Dhaka, Aug 16 : Myanmar has discussed matters related to the work plan of the independent commission of enquiry on Rakhine State.
Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi received Ambassador Rosario Manalo, Chairperson of the Commission and its members — Mya Thein, Ambassador Kenzo Oshima and Prof Dr Aung Tun Thet at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nay Pyi Taw on Wednesday.
During the meeting, they also discussed the terms of reference of the commission and the formation of a dedicated secretariat to assist its works, according to Myanmar’s State Counsellor’s office.
Union Minister for the Office of the State Counsellor Kyaw Tint Swe, Union Minister for the Office of the Union Government Thaung Tun, Union Minister for International Cooperation Kyaw Tin and officials from the Myanmar Ministry of Foreign Affairs were present.
The government of Myanmar had announced the establishment of the independent commission of enquiry on July 30 as part of the Myanmar government’s initiative to address reconciliation, peace, stability and development in Rakhine State.
The Commission is composed of four members — two international and two national ones.