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The Future of Asia 2018

Myanmar's 'semi-isolation' shows danger of rejecting multilateralism, minister says

Veteran diplomat stresses the country is 'investing in peace'

Myanmar's Kyaw Tint Swe, minister for the Office of the State Counselor, speaks at the Future of Asia conference in Tokyo on June 12. (Photo by Taro Yokosawa)

TOKYO -- The world must not lose sight of the economic benefits, peace and security deriving from multilateralism, a senior Myanmar government official told a conference here on Tuesday, pointing to his country's decades of being largely cut off from the international community.

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