Monks and charity workers are calling for added support, as they care for over one thousand orphans, many of whom fled the devastation of Cyclone Nargis.
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Ethnic spokesman Hkun Okker said the 12 armed-group delegations were granted about five minutes each to speak directly to the president.
Burma’s Archbishop Charles Maung Bo was one of 15 new cardinals named by Pope Francis on Sunday afternoon in front of a thronging crowd outside St Peter’s Basilica.
Traffic police attributed the accidents in most part to human error, including reckless driving and a general lack of understanding of traffic rules.
Suu Kyi also emphasised the importance of restoring positive values and attitudes that have been lost in order to prevent the country’s demise.