Aung San Suu Kyi to meet with UNFC Chairman N’Ban La on 17 July

N'Ban La, Chairman of the United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC), signs a common agreement for a nationwide ceasefire during the Ethnic Armed Organizations Conference in Laiza, Kachin State, Myanmar, 02 November 2013. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and the United Nationalities Federation Council’s Delegation for Political Negotiation (DPN) led by N’Ban La will hold talks on 17 July in Yangon for the first time, state media reported on 11 July.

The upcoming meeting comes after a request from the UNFC delegation at a 3 June meeting with the preparatory sub-committtee-2.

During the meeting with the preparatory committee-2, the DPN expressed its willingness to work out ways for non-signatory ethnic-armed organisations to join the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement and participate in the Union Peace Conference, the report said.

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