Aung San Suu Kyi to attend Belt and Road forum in Beijing

Source: Xinhua| 2017-05-11 14:07:14|Editor: An
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YANGON, May 11 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi will attend the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation scheduled for Sunday and Monday in Beijing, the Myanmar Foreign Ministry announced Thursday.

This will be Aung San Suu Kyi's second trip to China since her National League for Democracy took power in April 2016.

Located on the routes of the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, Myanmar is key partner of China under the Belt and Road Initiative, which envisions trade and infrastructure networks connecting Asia with Europe and Africa along ancient trade routes over land and sea.

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