Ethnic leader Dr. Lian Hmung Sakhong to visit Burma


Dr. Salai Lian Hmung Sakhong, Chairman of the Ethnic National Council formed by ethnic armed groups and political parties, and a member of the Chin National Front’s supreme council will visit Burma tomorrow.

“I will be attending a seminar on ‘Will Democracy Bring Peace to Myanmar’ organized by the Myanmar Egress and Peace Research Institute, Oslo from 13 to 14 this month,” Dr. Salai Lian Hmung Sakhong said.

Dr. Lian Hmung Sakhong will read a paper in the seminar “The 2008 constitution and Ethnic Issues: To What Extent did it satisfy the aspiration of various ethnic groups?”

He will be visiting Hakha, the capital of Chin state, his native town in the last week of this month. He will attend the Chin National Front’s public consultation meeting after attending a training organized by the Civil Society Forum.

Dr. Salai Lian Hmung Sakhong, recipient of the Martin Luther King award, will arrive at the Rangoon international airport tomorrow and will be met by some political party leaders in Burma.

He will be welcomed in Mingladone Airport by the Chin culture and literature committee (Rangoon) and Chin people in Rangoon, said a relative of Dr. Lian Hmung Sakhong’s.


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