UN Secretary-General’s special envoy visits Laiza


Thursday, August 29, 2013


Vijay Nambiar, special adviser to the UN Secretary-General on Burma, visited Kachin administrative capital Laiza on Aug 28 at 11 am. He was accompanied by Ms. Marian of UN, members of Peace Creation Group (PCG) and KIO’s Myitkyina-based technical advisory team.

Nambiar met and held talks with KIO leaders in a short meeting with KIO’s central committee. No details of the meeting and talks between UN envoy and KIO leaders are yet available. He then proceeded to visit Woi Chyai IDP camp and Je Yang IDP camp where over 10000 internally displaced persons are currently living under poor conditions near Laiza.

UN special envoy had a lunch with KIO leaders and returned to Myitkyina at about 3:30 pm.