Poket News

ASEAN to invite a non-political representative from Myanmar for its summit meeting


  • The regional grouping of Southeast Asian nations ASEAN has decided to invite a ‘non-political’ representative from Myanmar for the summit meeting to be held between Oct 26-28, said the ASEAN Chair Brunei. 
  • The statement by the ASEAN Chair was issued after an emergency meeting of the Foreign Ministers of ASEAN countries. 
  • The statement implies that the military government will not be invited for the summit meeting which is an unprecedented move for the group.