Ambassador Klas Molin recently presented his credentials to the President of the Union of Myanmar U Thein Sein at the President Palace in Nay Pyi Taw. Present on the occasion together with President U Thein Sein were also Union Minister for Foreign Affairs U Wunna Maung Lwin, Union Minister at President Office U Soe Maung and Director-General U Aye Thaw of the Protocol Department under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Lisbeth Hellvin Stålgren participated from the Embassy of Sweden.
The ceremony was followed by a bilateral talk between the President and Ambassador Molin. Ambassador Molin stressed the progress we have seen recently regarding political and economic reforms in Burma/Myanmar. Hopefully this will lead to greater democracy and respect for human rights.