JOLIE MEETS WITH MYANMAR REFUGEES
Hollywood superstar Angelina Jolie (above) recently met with several refugees in Myanmar. The Maleficent star made her first visit to the country, formerly known as Burma, in her role as a United Nations Refugee Agency Special Envoy, reported People magazine. The 40-year-old arrived in the country with her 11-year-old son Pax yesterday, and has a busy schedule during her four-day visit.
“I am looking forward to meeting many people including women’s groups, civil society, displaced people and youth, to learn firsthand from them about their concerns and hopes for the future of their country,” she said. Before arriving in Myanmar, the actor who also has five other children with husband Brad Pitt — stopped off in Cambodia, the birthplace of her eldest son Maddox, 13. While there, she visited two of her charities
— the Maddox Jolie-Pitt Foundation and the Maddox Chivan Children’s Center — and started production on her next directorial effort, an adaptation of genocide survivor Loung Ung’s book titled First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia.
I’m looking forward to meeting many people — women’s groups, displaced people and youth
Angelina Jolie, actor