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Date: Sat Nov 11 21:41:12 1995
Subject: News from India
This article is typing by the News & Information Dept. of FTUB (West Burma)
Indian Express on Saturday November 11 1995
By Diplomatic Editor
Suu Kyi's friend to received award on her behalf
New Delhi, Nov 10: Myanmar's opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, has 
conveyed to India her inability to visit New Delhi to received Jawaharlal 
Nehru Award for International Understanding.
        The award, to be present at a ceremony on Tuesday, will be received 
by her family friend, Daw Than Aye. The presentation ceremony will take 
place at Rashtrapati Bhan, where the President will hand over the award.
        Ms Suu Kyi has written to the Vice President, Mr K. R. Narayanan, 
chairman of the panel deciding the award, that she is unable to attend the 
ceremony. Her communication has avoided an unseemly controversy, which could 
have soured Indo-Myanmarese relations had Ms Suu Kyi decided to travel to