Nay Pyi Taw July 16
Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing received Special Adviser to the Prime Minister of Japan H.E. Mr. Hiroto IZUMI at the parlour of Bayintnaung Villa, here, this afternoon.
Also present at the call together with the Senior General were Chief of the General Staff (Army, Navy and Air) General Mya Tun Oo, Lt- Gen Nyo Saw and Lt-Gen Soe Htut from the Office of the Commander in- Chief (Army) and senior military officers. The Special Adviser to the Prime Minister of Japan was accompanied by Japanese Ambassador to Myanmar H.E. Mr. Ichiro MARUYAMA and officials.
At the meeting, both sides exchanged views on progress of Myanmar on the path of multiparty democracy the people chose, endeavours of the government and the Tatmadaw for restoring internal peace, convening the 3rd Union Peace Conference-21st Century Panglong, solving problems by the government and the Tatmadaw in Rakhine State and assistance of Japan, promotion of relations in defence matters, and cooperation in upgrading human resources.