Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing met Mr. Song Tao, Minister of the International Department of the Communist Party of China, at the Shwe San Ein Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.
The two discussed promoting friendly ties between the two countries, Myanmar’s progress on the road to democracy, and measures being taken by the government and the Tatmadaw for peace.
They also spoke about China’s position on the Rakhine issue and the strengthening of ties between the armed forces of the two countries.
After the meeting, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing hosted a lunch for the Chinese delegation, led by Mr. Song Tao.
Also present at the meeting were Lt-Gen Than Tun Oo of the Office of the Commander-in-Chief (Army), Lt-Gen Soe Htut, and senior military officers.
Mr. Song Tao was accompanied by the Chinese Ambassador to Myanmar, Mr. Hong Liang, and other embassy officials.
MNA (Translated by Kyaw Zin Lin)