Wednesday, March 8, 2017

RCAF Commander-in-Chief welcomes, holds talks with Senior General Min Aung Hlaing

Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and Commander-in- Chief of RCAF Gen. POL SAROEUN take salute of Guard of Honour

Senior General Min Aung Hlaing holds talk with Commanderin- Chief of RCAF Gen. POL SAROEUN.

Nay Pyi Taw March 9

Commander-in-Chief of Defence  Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing who is on a goodwill visit in Cambodia at the invitation of the Commander-in-Chief of Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) Gen. POL SAROEUN, was welcomed by the RCAF Commander-in-Chief this afternoon.

Senior General Min Aung Hlaing arrived at the office of the RCAF Commander-in-Chief and the two armed forces chiefs took the salute of the Guard of Honour.

Also present at the welcoming ceremony were Chief of the General Staff (Army, Navy and Air) General Mya Tun Oo, and senior military officers, Myanmar Ambassador to Cambodia U Myint Soe and Military Attaché Col Win Ko, and the RCAF.

chief was accompanied by senior military officers of RCAF. The two armed forces chiefs held discussions at the anteroom of the RCAF Commander-in-Chief Office.

Senior General Min Aung Hlaing said that he had never been to Cambodia and the visit was also his first ever visit in his capacity as the Commander-in-Chief of Myanmar Armed Forces. He called the visit as the new step in the relationship between the two armed forces. Myanmar and Cambodia were Mon-Bamar ethnic tribe and share much common in religion and culture, which can 

strengthen the brotherly ties between the two countries, he said. In addition, the two countries have a lot of contacts since both are the members of ASEAN, CLMV and GMS, he said. The RCAF Commander-in-Chief said that he welcomed the visit of the Senior General and explained the RCAF’s military training, participation in UN peacekeeping, and public service delivery.

The two then held frank discussions on cooperation between the two armed forces including exchange of goodwill delegations between military leaders at different levels, training affairs, holding friendly sports competitions, mutual sending of armed forces cultural teams and increase in security cooperation.

After the meeting, the two armed forces chiefs exchanged commemorative emblems and posed for documentary photo together with those present.

The Myawady Daily

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