双语新闻:昂山素季开始访问美国 Aung San Suu Kyi Begins US Visit

时间 : 2012-09-19 11:22来源 : VOA官网 收听下载次数 :

缅甸反对派领袖昂山素季星期二上午在华盛顿开始对美国的17天访问日程,包括与美国国务卿希拉里•克林顿举行会谈。

昂山素季是星期一启程赴华盛顿的。预定在会谈中,昂山素季将谈及缅甸的民主过渡以及缅甸未来面临的挑战。

星期三,美国国会将向昂山素季颁发国会金质奖章,这是美国授予平民的最高荣誉。

在华盛顿期间,这位诺贝尔和平奖得主将造访美国之音。

昂山素季在访美期间还将前往加利福尼亚、纽约和印第安纳。印第安纳州的韦恩堡有美国最大的缅甸裔美国人社区。

Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi begins her 17-day visit to the United States in earnest Tuesday with events in Washington, including talks with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Aung San Suu Kyi, who traveled to Washington Monday, is also scheduled to deliver remarks as part of a discussion about Burma's democratic transition and challenges facing the country's future.

On Wednesday, lawmakers will present her with the Congressional Gold Medal, the nation's highest civilian honor.

While in Washington, the Nobel Peace Prize winner will make an appearance at the Voice of America.

Other stops on her visit include the states of California, New York and Indiana. Fort Wayne, Indiana is home to one of the country's largest Burmese-American communities.