The German discussed the mandate that his team has been issued, and how they will use it to contribute to electoral fairness in Burma.
The group was expected to travel across 14 states in Burma, and operate for around five to six weeks.
The Archbishop of Rangoon, Charles Maung Bo, is officially a cardinal after his elevation at a ceremony at St Peter’s Basilica on the weekend.
Burma’s President Thein Sein arrived in Germany on Tuesday with the intention of drumming up investment.
Feb 9, 2009 (DVB), Burmese democracy campaigners in Europe agreed to oppose the planned 2010 elections and pressure the European Union for strong action on Burma at a meeting in[…]