NAY PYI TAW July 30
Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee of Indian Armed Forces (Army, Navy and Air)Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa hosted a dinner in honour of the MyanmarTatmadaw goodwill delegation led by Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing,currently in New Delhi of the Republic of India on a goodwill visit, at Akash Officers Mess on the night of 29 July.
Also present at the dinner together with the Senior General were Chief of Staff (Navy)Vice-Admiral Moe Aung,Chief of Staff (Air) Lt-Gen Tun Aung, senior military officers from the Office of the Commander-in-Chief,Myanmar Ambassador to the Republic of India U Moe Kyaw Aung and wife and Myanmar Military Attaché(Army, Navy and Air) Brig-Gen Thein Zaw. Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa and wife were accompanied by Chief of the Army Staff Gen.Bipin Rawat and wife, Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh and wife, senior military officers from the Indian Armed Forces and wives.
First, the senior military officers from the two countries and their wives had a cordially chat and enjoyed dinner together. Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa and Senior General Min Aung Hlaing extended greetings and exchanged gifts.
Before and during the dinner, the band of the Indian Air Force played the national anthems of the two countries.After the dinner, the Senior General presented cash awards to the band.