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Suu Kyi to Meet SKorea's President-elect in Seoul

21 January 2013

Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi will likely meet with South Korea’s President-elect Park Geun-hye when she travels to the country next week, according to a report by the Yonhap news agency. An unnamed Korean official said that Suu Kyi is expected to meet Park on Jan. 29, which will be the second day of her five-day visit to South Korea to attend the Special Olympics World Winter Games in Pyeong Chang. She is also scheduled to receive an honorary doctoral degree from Seoul National University on Feb. 1 in recognition of her contribution to promoting human rights and education.