Mizzima: Jimmy Carter to visit Myanmar

Jimmy Carter to visit Myanmar (click to view article)

Former US President Jimmy Carter will come to Myanmar to explore ways to support the country's ongoing democratic transition.

Jimmy Carter is leading members of the Carter Center, an NGO that he founded with his wife, around the world to encourage democracy and human rights. He will arrive in Myanmar March 29 before traveling on to Nepal.

The former president will meet with President Thein Sein, government officials, Daw Aung Suu Kyi, political leaders and civil society representatives during his visit.