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Suu Kyi: Myanmar Capital and Welfare Minister

suu kyi: He spoke at a news conference in Singapore after he and colleagues held a meeting on Monday with Suu Kyi in the Myanmar capital, Naypyitaw, according to Metro News. The visit by Social Welfare Minister Win Myat Aye had been quietly announced Monday by Bangladeshi foreign ministry officials. The board's chairman, Surakiart Sathirathai of Thailand, said he was happy to learn of Bangladesh's agreement to the visit, which he hoped would take place soon. About 700,000 Rohingya who face severe discrimination in Myanmar have fled to neighbouring Bangladesh to escape a brutal army counterinsurgency campaign. The 10-member advisory board is meant to implement earlier recommendations on the Rohingya crisis made by a group led by former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan. Efforts are underway to arrange their return. ( As reported in the news.