By: Mark Leon Goldberg on February 20, 2008 From the UN News Center: The Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Myanmar said today that his return to the South-East Asian nation may take place sooner than mid-April, the original date proposed by the Government. While “it is still a subject for negotiation,” Ibrahim Gambari said he has received “encouragement” from sources in Beijing, where he is currently holding consultations, that Myanmar may move up the date of his visit. “I really hope this would be the case,” he stated. This will be Mr. Gambari’s third visit to the country since last summer’s crackdown by the Myanmar authorities on peaceful protesters. Read more.