WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM
Thein Sein pulls pin on visit to Thailand
- Published: 28 May 2012 at 00.04
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YANGON: Myanmar President Thein Sein has cancelled a trip to Thailand for an international economic forum that also invited opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, officials said Sunday.
Aung San Suu Kyi and Thein Sein met last year. In the background, a photo of national hero Aung San, Mrs Suu Kyi's late father. (AFP Photo)
"The president has no plans to go to Bangkok," said a senior government official, who would not be named.
Thein Sein had been scheduled to make a speech about Myanmar's future at the World Economic Forum (WEF) on East Asia which will be held in Bangkok on Thursday and Friday.
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