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Burma FM arrives in Dhaka on Saturday

Dhaka, 3 July 2003: Burma Foreign Minister Win Aung arrives in Dhaka on Saturday as a special envoy of his country’s Prime Minister Senior General Than Shwe, according to today’s the independent.

During his three-day stay in Bangladesh, Win Aung meet Prime Minister Begum Khaleda Zia and hand over a letter of Senior General Than Shwe.

Both the foreign Office and the Burma Embassy here yesterday confirmed the visit of the Burma Foreign Minister, the source said.

U win Aung will also meet Foreign Minister M. Morshed Khan and discuss bilateral matters.

Diplomatic sources believe that the Burma Foreign Minister’s visit as special envoy is related to his country’s latest political development. He is likely to apprise Begum Khaleda Zia of the situation prevailing in Burma following the detention of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

The Burma FM will leave Dhaka for home on Monday.  #