Thailand cool on Myanmar visa plan
- Published: 15 Aug 2013 at 18.41
- Online news:
Thailand is lukewarm on a visa exemption proposal raised by Myanmar for free entry of the two countries's nationals.
Myanmar Foreign Minister Wanna Maung Lwin raised the issue in talks with Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul on the sidelines of the meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in Hua Hin on Wednesday.
But Mr Surapong said waiving visas for the two countries needed to be thrashed out by other agencies who were already concerned about Myanmar citizens illegally entering the country to work.
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