Russia-Myanmar: Strategies for Cooperation Forum opened in Moscow

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The forum of the Russia-Myanmar: Strategies for Cooperation in progress in Moscow.

On April 24, an official opening of the forum “Russia-Myanmar: Strategies for Cooperation” took place in Moscow.
The event was held at MGIMO University (MFA) of the Russian Federation. The forum was opened by the Union Minister for Hotels and Tourism of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, Chairman of the Myanmar Association for Friendship and Cooperation with Russia Commodore Aung To, Russian Ambassador to Myanmar Mr Nikolay Listopadov, and Myanmar Ambassador to Russia U Lwin Oo.
The agenda of the event included such issues as changing nature of international relations in the current political realities, the development of educational projects between Russia and Myanmar, cooperation between our countries in the technological industry and the field of the peaceful atom, as well as joint projects aimed at attraction of Russian tourists to Myanmar.
On the margins of the opening of the forum, the Ambassador of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar in the Russian Federation U Lwin Oo, Director of the ASEAN Center at MGIMO (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) of the Russian Federation Professor Ekaterina Koldunova, Lecturer at the Myanmar Military Academy U Zar Ni Mo Win and Vice-Rector of MGIMO University Mr Stanislav Surovtsev gave their comments about the event and prospects of Russia-Myanmar cooperation.
The forum “Russia-Myanmar: Strategies for Cooperation”, which is being held in Moscow and St. Petersburg from 22 to 29 April is dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Russian Federation and the Republic of the Union of Myanmar. The event is organized by the Russian-Myanmar Association for Friendship with the direct support of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, the Embassy of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar in the Russian Federation and the Committee for External Relations of St. Petersburg.
The purpose of the forum is to strengthen humanitarian, economic and socio-political cooperation between Russia and Myanmar, as well as to familiarize the Myanmar delegation with the possibilities and prospects for cooperation with the Russian state and public institutions. A seven-day programme of the visit to Russia includes several academic and expert meetings, with receptions at relevant state and public organizations.
On Sunday during the first day of the delegation in Moscow, the delegates were greeted by the vice presidents of the Russian-Myanmar Association for Friendship – Mr Alexander Ostrovsky and Mr Vitaly Solonetskiy.
Afterwards, a cultural programme in the centre of the capital was organized for the members of the Myanmar group. The delegates examined the main sights of Moscow. Also, Myanmar guests visited the Patriot Military Patriotic Park of Culture and Recreation of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. It is a unique multifaceted complex, impressive in its scale and diversity, recently built by the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation.
As part of the program, the delegation members had an excursion in the Museum and Temple Complex of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, built in honour of the Resurrection of Christ and dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War. Additionally, Myanmar guests were shown the “guerrilla village” and the museum exposition dedicated to the special military operation, which is now taking place in Ukraine.
In the next four days, participants will have a rich program in Moscow and St. Petersburg, the purpose of which will be to strengthen partnerships between our countries in various areas of cooperation. — MNA

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