As part of the preliminary ceasefire agreement, the KNU and Burma/Myanmar Government agreed to opening liaison offices. The liaison offices are an essential element for the KNU in implementing ceasefire agreements with the government in key areas. The Liaison Offices are needed to report misunderstandings and a return to armed conflict, monitor the ceasefire and consult with local civil society and INGOs.
There have been six Karen liaison offices that have opened since signing the preliminary ceasefire agreement on 12th January 2012 and they are:
9th April 2012 – opened by P’doh Naw Zipporah Sein
Responsible person – Saw Pah Khu
Vice-responsible person – Saw Peter
Address – Kyauk Kyi Mu Ban Street.
Phone – 05449168/ 09428175017
12th April 2012 – opened by P’doh Saw Kwe Htoo Win
Responsible person – General Pe Htoo
Vice-responsible person – P’doh Saw Htoo Poe
Address – 8/2-4, New Town, Wei Kyoe Section (4) No.8 Street.
Phone – 05923322/ 09422191050
15th May 2012 – opened by General Saw Mutu Sae Poe
Responsible person – General Edward
Vice-responsibile person – Saw Htoo Htoo
Address – No.3 Chaw Som Section, Three Pagoda Highway
Phone – 09255708236
Responsible person – General Pah Ke’
Vice-responsible person – General S.June
Address – House No.146/No.4 Myit Ta (8),Myawaddy
Phone – 05851259/ 0931486759
Responsible person – Saw Shee Sho
Vice-responsible person – Saw Ma Thein
Address – 4/500 The Ree Street, Ka Tha Ya, Pa-an
Phone – 05822723/ 09425032747
Responsible person – P’doh Tin Soe
Adress – Naung Boh, Front of Kyaut Ka pa school,Thaton.
Phone – 094770921