845C.00/3–2547: Telegram

The Consul General at Rangoon (Packer) to the Secretary of State


234. Supreme Council United Hill Peoples now in session at Tounggyi has just decided Hill Peoples will participate in work of Constituent Assembly. Manner of participation still to be worked out.50

Repeated London as 51.

  1. Telegram 335, April 28, from Rangoon, reported the signing on April 24 at Maymyo of the “unanimous report Frontier Areas Inquiry Committee on best method associating frontier areas peoples with framing Burma’s new constitution”. (845C.9111 RR/4–2847) This Committee was headed by Lt. Col. D. R. Rees-Williams, member of the British House of Commons; for text of report, see British Cmd. 7138.