Razali's seventh visit

source : All Media (23rd to 26th April-2002)

The second anniversary of Razali Ismail's appointment as United Nations Special Envoy to Myanmar fell this month, but his efforts to coax of the military junta towards democracy have yielded little. The tall, affable 63-year-old Razali is making his seventh visit to Myanmar since he initiated a dialogue between the generals in Yangon and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi's pro-democracy opposition 18 months ago.