Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Myanmar must deliver 'low-hanging fruits' soon, says ASEAN secretary

Myanmar's junta must allow foreign aid workers unhindered access to the areas hardest-hit by Cyclone Nargis soon if the regime hopes to keep the trust of the international aid community, a senior South-East Asian official said Tuesday. "What has to be delivered is real activities," said Surin Pitsuwan, secretary general of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) that along with the United Nations co-hosted a pledging conference for the victims of Cyclone Nargis in Yangon over the weekend.

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