Myanmar foreign ministry to meet with ASEAN officials next week, spokesman said
YANGON, May 15 (Bernama): Myanmar’s foreign ministry will meet with officials from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) next week, a spokesperson for the State Board of Directors.
“There is no official notice regarding the visit of ASEAN President and Secretary General to Myanmar so far, but the Foreign Ministry will have talks with ASEAN officials next week “Xinhua News Agency quoted Major General Zaw Min Tun at a press conference.
The spokesperson also said that a total of 63 civilians were killed in attacks across the country from February 1 to May 12.
At the same time, 57 explosions of homemade bombs and mines took place in the country in April and May, mainly targeting educational institutions and municipal education offices, Xinhua said.
Security operations have been planned around schools and on main roads leading to schools to ensure the safety of students and teachers when schools reopen next month, the spokesperson said.
Several incidents of explosions have recently taken place in regions and states of Myanmar while martial law orders have been imposed in six townships in the Yangon region and one in Chin State.