Nay Pyi Taw April 5
Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing received Ambassador of Australia to Myanmar H.E. Mr. Nicholas Coppel at the Parlour of Bayintnaung Villa, here, this morning.
Also present at the call together with the Senior General were Lt-Gen Soe Htut of the Office of the Commander- in-Chief (Army) and senior military officers. The Australian Ambassador to Myanmar was accompanied by Military Attaché Col.
Paul Bruce and embassy officials. At the meeting, they frankly discussed cooperation between the two armed forces of Myanmar and Australia and cooperation in defence affairs, progress in building the Standard Army of Myanmar, concerted efforts of the government and the Tatmadaw in restoring eternal peace and participation of Australia in the peace processes, progress of undertakings in Buthidaung- Maungtaw region of Rakhine State, and a helping hand given by Australia to development tasks of Myanmar.
After the meeting, the Senior General and the Australian Ambassador to Myanmar exchanged commemorative gifts.