Burmese leader vows more transparency on Rohingya atrocities

UNDER pressure from the international community, Burmese (Myanmar) leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday vowed to raise the level of transparency for her government’s handling of the Rohingya crisis. While seeking foreign investment ahead of a summit in Tokyo, Suu Kyi said she was aware that peace and stability in her country were important to secure funds from abroad. “I’m ready to acknowledge that we have challenges to face particularly with regard to the Rakhine and with the struggles we have on the peace front,” Suu Kyi said in a speech before Japanese businessmen, as quoted by the AFP. “We are not hiding this fact from our friends,” she said. SEE ALSO: Asean ministers raise heat on Burma’s Rohingya crisis  Suu Kyi, once garlanded as a global rights champion, has seen a sharp fall from grace due to her failure to speak up following a brutal military crackdown on Burma’s Rohingya minority. “We understand that peace, reconciliation, harmony, stability, rule of law, human rights — all these have to be taken into consideration when we are looking for more investment, for greater economic opportunities,” she said. “We wish to be very open and transparent to our friends,” she said. “If you have concerns, if you have worries, please discuss this openly with us.” ... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, Burmese leader vows more transparency on Rohingya atrocities, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you Burmese leader vows more transparency on Rohingya atrocities





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Published By: ASIAN CORRESPONDENT - Monday, 8 October, 2018



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