Swedish officials visit Rohingya and Rakhine people in Myanmar


Representatives from Sweden’s Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Stockholm visited Myanmar in the end of January 2016. The Deputy Head of the Department for Asia and the Pacific, Erik Widman, joined by Elenore Kanter and Christian Fogelström from the same department, spending four days meeting local and international partners as well as the NLD.

They also visited Rakhine state to learn more about the situation there, including visiting camps for displaced Rohingya and Rakhine people and meeting with the Chief Minister for Rakhine.

Source: Embassy of Sweden Section Office in Yangon



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