More than 70 persons had been travelling by road to attend a wedding in Muse District when they were stopped and questioned by Burmese soldiers.
“It would be impossible to wash off the dirt that has been piling up for more than 50 years in just one morning,” said Win Myint.
Burma’s former dictator sees Suu Kyi as the country’s “future leader” and has pledged to support her, despite her being barred from the presidency.
Thein Sein has scheduled a law limiting business monopolisation to take effect in 2017, guaranteeing his government will not have to pursue its mandate.
Speaking at a rally in Rangoon, the Nobel Peace laureate also said that she would not seek revenge for the military’s past behaviour.
Burma finally signs the international convention, though it has been accused of using and manufacturing chemical weapons in recent years.