Suu Kyi to visit Germany, France

Suu Kyi to visit Germany, France

Burma’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi leaves for Europe on Wednesday where she will meet with French and German dignitaries and receive a peace prize, her party said.

Scheduled to fly to Berlin on 9 April, Suu Kyi is to meet the president, prime minister and foreign minister of Germany before paying a visit to the German Parliament where she is due to discuss parliamentary affairs.

Aung San Suu Kyi will then receive a peace prize and meet with Burmese families at Freie University.

On 14 April, the Burmese pro-democracy icon will travel from Germany to France and meet with senior officials including President François Hollande. She is also scheduled to visit the French Parliament and a military academy before flying home on 16 April (arriving 17 April).

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