Min of Foreign Affairs celebrate 65 years of Thailand-Myanmar relations

BANGKOK, 15th August 2013 (NNT) – The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Surapong Tovijakchaikul has presided over the event in celebration of the 65th Year of Thailand-Myanmar relations.

During the event, Mr.Surapong presented Myanmar with funds to assist Meawadee, Myanmar, which has been heavily damaged by floods. The event was held at The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, with the guest of honor being Myanmar Foreign Minister U Wunna Maung Lwin.

According to Mr Surapong, several issues have been discussed between the two Foreign Affairs Ministers, including the registration of Myanmar labor in Thailand, which Thailand has extended the registration time for another year, education for political refugees along the border, and the issue of opening up more border crossings.

The Thai Foreign Affairs Minister also presented 100,000 US dollars in aid funds to the Myanmar Foreign Affairs Minister to help in the recovery process of the city of Meawadee, Myanmar.
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