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).