US House delegation arrives in Burma

Thursday, 27 August 2009 22:50

Chaing Mai (Mizzima) – A three-member United States delegation arrived in Burma today as part of Washington’s ongoing review of its public diplomacy and assistance program, according to diplomatic sources.

The delegation of staff members from the House Foreign Relations Committee is scheduled to visit Cyclone Nargis-affected areas as well as meet with non-governmental organizations, prior to their departure on Sunday.

The US officials, noted one source, have also visited other regional countries during their trip.

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