Amyotha Hluttaw speaker visits Republic of Korea

Speaker U Khin Aung Myint  poses for documentary photo together with Speaker of National Assembly of ROK Dr Chung Eui-hwa and party.—mna
Speaker U Khin Aung Myint poses for documentary photo together with Speaker of National Assembly of ROK Dr Chung Eui-hwa and party.—MNA

Nay Pyi Taw, 4 May — At the invitation of the speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea, Myanmar delegation led by Speaker of Amyotha Hluttaw U Khin Aung Myint left for Seoul  on 28 April evening and arrived at the Incheon International Airport on 29 April morning.
Then, Speaker U Khin Aung Myint met with the speaker of the National Assembly at the parliament building and discussed cooperation between parliaments of the two countries.
At the meeting, U Khin Aung Myint said that there are about 30,000 Korean working in Myanmar and Korea is the sixth largest foreign investors in Myanmar.
The Myanmar delegation was composed of members of different political parties and Myanmar has been undergoing a democratic transition for more than four years, according to U Khin Aung Myint.
Then, U Khin Aung Myint said he would like to study the experience of Korea Parliament, which has more experience.
Also present at the meeting were Chairman U Khin Shwe of an Amyotha Hluttaw Committee, representatives U P Maung Soe, U Kaw Rine, U Kyun Ken, U Hwai Yain, U Maung Thar Khin, U Soe Win, U Nyunt Hlaing and U Thein Swe and Myanmar Ambassador to Korea U Soe Lwin and officials.
Then, the Amyotha Hluttaw speaker gave interviews on democratic reform, constitutional reform and elections to journalists from Yonhap News Agency and Korean Parliament Television Channel before attending the luncheon hosted by the speaker of the Korean National Assembly.
In the afternoon, the Amyotha Hluttaw speaker met with parliamentarians led by Chairman Mr Lee Sang Min of Law and Judicial Committee and discussed cooperation between the two parliaments.
Then, the Amyotha Hluttaw speaker viewed round the parliament building including the library and records of prominent of parliamentarians.
On 30 April morning, the Amyotha Hluttaw speaker and the delegation visited Paldang Hydropower Plant in Namyangju before meeting with Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Minister of Korea Mr Lee Dong Phil and visiting the exhibitions of Samsung Company.
On 1 May, the Amyotha Hluttaw speaker visited Daedon Agricultural Machinery Factory and viewed round machinery before attending a luncheon hosted by Vice Chairman Mr Park Byeong Seug of Korea-Myanmar Friendship Association, meeting with Mr Koh In Suck of Seoul Water Supply Centre and visiting the national museum and the museum of military history in Seoul.
On 3 May, the Myanmar delegation visited the museum of traditional culture and went back to Myanmar on the same day. MNA

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