KUALA LUMPUR, May 21 (Bernama) -- The US-Asean Business Council and the US Chamber of Commerce have described Myanmar President U Thein Sein's visit to the US as historic, which has marked a "true turning point in US-Myanmar relations." The US-Asean Business Council's President, Alexander Feldman, in welcoming the president to Washington, said the US business community is firmly committed to continuing its support for Myanmar's re-engagement with the global community.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—At a gala dinner this evening, the US-ASEAN Business Council and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce welcomed Myanmar’s President U Thein Sein for the first visit to Washington by a head of state from Myanmar since 1966. The Chamber’s Vice President for Asia Tami Overby and Council President Alexander Feldman spoke to leaders from both the business and policymaking communities, and offered their support for continued progress in bilateral trade and economic relations.
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