Under Secretary Richard Stengel Discusses Bilateral Relationship, Press Freedom, and Education and Exchange Programs

Yangon – Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel visited April 28-29 where he met with senior Union Government officials in Naypyitaw, including Foreign Minister Wunna Maung Lwin, Minister of Information Aung Kyi, and Minister of Culture Aye Myint Kyu, to discuss the bilateral relationship, press freedom, and cultural exchanges. Under Secretary Stengel spoke with journalists about steps they can take to ensure a responsible media environment, and with civil society representatives, students, and entrepreneurs about ways that U.S. government education and exchange programs can support the country’s ongoing reforms. Read More