U Pe Khin

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Ambassador U Pe Khin was the most important negotiator and architect of the historical Panglong treaty. Even General Aung San was disappointed, given up and decided to take the flight back to Rangoon that evening. U Pe Khin persuaded General Aung San to stay for one night and to allow him to negotiate with the Ethnic Minority leaders. U Pe Khin successfully negotiated with those Ethnic leaders to get an agreement for this most important treaty in Burma, which was the foundation of the formation of Union of Burma which leads to its Independence from the British. This day of February 12 is celebrated since as ‘Union Day’. [1] [2]

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