Myanmar state counselor to visit Thailand, attend 35th ASEAN summit

Source: Xinhua| 2019-10-29 10:52:42|Editor: Shi Yinglun
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YANGON, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi will pay an official visit to Thailand soon where she will attend the 35th summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and related meetings, according to an official announcement published in state media of the Global New Light of Myanmar Tuesday.

At the invitation of Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, Suu Kyi will make the trip to Bangkok.

The 35th ASEAN Summit, the second of its kind hosted by Thailand in 2019, will last from Oct. 31 to Nov. 4 and the summit will discuss issues related to the ASEAN Political-Security Community (APSC), the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) and the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community, according to the Thai Foreign Ministry.

Suu Kyi is also expected to hold bilateral meetings with other ASEAN leaders during the summit.

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