NLD General Secretary Daw Aung San Suu Kyi met with Japan Foreign Minister Mr. Koichiro Gemba and his team at her residence on 26th December at 5:20 p.m. At the meeting CEC member U Han Thar Myint and Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's personal assistant Dr. Tin Mar Aung were also present.
In the meeting, Japan Foreign Minister discussed about Japan's ODA to be resumed, Japan's position on Burma, meeting with the President U Thein Sein. Japan Foreign Minister said that when he met with Government officials in Naypyidaw he discussed about cessation of civil war, release of political prisoners, interest of businessmen in Burma for investment, importance of rule of law for mutual benefits, his request to hold coming by-elections to be free and fair, Japan's policy for East Asia, his discussion with US State Secretary Hilary Clinton in Washington for democratic change.
He also expressed his gratitude for Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's wishes for Japan's earthquake victims. He invited Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to make a visit to Japan. General Secretary Daw Aung San Suu Kyi explained her attempts for democracy in Burma and her wish to visit Japan. Then both of them took questions of international and domestic reporters.