Catholic Archdiocese of Yangon

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Catholic Archdiocese of Yangon

Vatican officially proposed a diplomatic relationship with Myanmar

Yangon, 19 February 2017, by J. Kung Za Hmung

 

Under the leadership of Cardinal Charles Bo, Archbishop of Yangon and first Cardinal of Myanmar, Vatican officially proposed a diplomatic relationship with government of Myanmar on 8th February 2017. Archbishop Paul Tsang in-Nam, who based in Bangkok as both Vatican Nuncio to Thailand and Apostolic Delegate to Myanmar came to Myanmar and officially proposed a diplomatic relationship between Vatican and the Republic Union of Myanmar on 8th February 2017 at her residence in Nay Pyi Taw, the administrative capital city of Myanmar.

The meeting of Apostolic Delegate with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, who is State Counselor and foreign Minister of Myanmar, was accompanied by Charles Cardinal Bo, Archbishop of Yangon and first Cardinal of Myanmar and Fr. Maurice Nyunt Wai, Executive Secretary of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Myanmar.

Cardinal Charles Bo said he is confident that the process will have a fast move and he hopes Vatican embassy be opened in Yangon within two year. His Eminence, Charles Cardinal Bo has built a strong relationship with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counselor of Myanmar since 1988.

The EmbassyPage for the Holy See (Vatican City) lists all diplomatic missions to the Holy See (Vatican City) and all Vatican diplomatic representations abroad. Currently, the Holy See (Vatican City) maintains 116 nunciatures abroad as well as 3 other representations. The Holy See (Vatican City) hosts 85 embassies, and in addition there is 1 other representation to the Holy See (Vatican City). The EmbassyPage for the Holy See (Vatican City) was last updated 19 February 2017

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