President U Thein Sein on the Potomac River, during the historical visit to the US in May 2013
WWF – US, GEGG Myanmar (not for profit) Association and Smithsonian Institution organized an informal Dialogue on green economy green growth and the critically important role of natural resources with H.E President U Thein Sein and hosted a Lunch on the Potomac River from Mount Vernon to Washington DC., during the historic visit to the US in May 2013.
Participating were Minister of the President Office U Soe Thane, the Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Defense, Home, Energy , Deputy Ministers, Director Generals.
The US participants were high level officials and heads of think tanks, inter-governmental and non-governmental organizations.
Around 100 invited guests participated.
Immediately following the Lunch the President and Ministers visited the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, where a special VIP tour was organized.