Thousands of civilians remain displaced by the conflict between a DKBA splinter group and the joint Tatmadaw-Border Guard Force contingent in Karen State.
The spokesperson for the President’s Office confirmed to reporters on Tuesday that the agenda has been agreed for the upcoming talks.
“There will be 75 representatives from the government; 75 from parliament; 150 representatives each from the Tatmadaw [Burmese military], ethnic armed groups and political parties; 50 ethnic representatives; and 50…
Meanwhile, the chairman of the opposition USDP, former President Thein Sein, states that his party intends presenting its policies and stance to the Panglong summit.
Next week’s meeting will mark the first time the UNFC has sat for talks with the Burmese government.
Suu Kyi also plans to meet members of other armed groups as she prepares to launch a comprehensive peace process building on last year’s Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement.