NAY PYI TAW MAY 13
Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing received Chinese Ambassador to Myanmar H.E. Mr. Hong Liang, who had completed his tour of duty, at the Parlour of Bayintnaung Villa here this morning.
Present together with the Senior General were Lt-Gen Moe Myint Tun and senior military officers from the Office of the Commander-in-Chief (Army). The Chinese Ambassador to Myanmar was accompanied by officials from the embassy.
Both sides cordially discussed relations between the two countries and between the two armed forces which has become the best and highest level at this time, the efforts of the ambassador to improve friendly relations and cooperation between the two countries and between the two armed forces during his tour of duty, on-going assistance of China for Myanmar to gain eternal peace, situations needed to be made for the peace and stability and development of the border region via the friendly relations between the border peoples of the two countries and the collaboration between the two armed forces and administrative organizations, requirements to boost border trade, projects in China’s OBOR which will bring benefits to Myanmar, stances of China on the side of Myanmar among international countries with regard to the Rakhine issue, and achievements of the Senior General’s goodwill visit to China to promote friendly ties and cooperation between the two countries and the two armed forces after meeting with civil and military leaders of China including President Mr. Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China.