Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services received Special Envoy of Prime Minister of Socialist Republic of Viet Nam Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr. Nguyen Quoc Dung at Bayintnaung guest house in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday morning.
At the meeting a requirement to increase cooperation on security matter in addition to cooperation in military training and military technology, Tatmadaw working toward internal peace and achieving stability and peace Maungtaw region in Rakhine State and support of Viet Nam on the announcement made by the Tatmadaw on 21 December were discussed.
Later in the afternoon Senior General Min Aung Hlaing attended the final of the Tatmadaw Commander-in-Chief Cup Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air) football competition held at Zeyya Thiri Tatmadaw sports ground in Nay Pyi Taw and presented prizes.
The final was between Central Command team and Commander-in-Chief (Army) Head Office team where Commander-in-Chief (Army) head of office team wins three goal to nil.
At the prize presentation ceremony, Deputy Tatmadaw Commander-in-Chief and Commander-in-Chief (Army) Vice Senior General Soe Win presented the first prize cup and cash awards to the Commander-in-Chief (Army) head of office team.
This was followed by Tatmadaw Commander-in-Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing presenting the Tatmadaw Commander-in-Chief shield and cash prize to Commander-in-Chief (Navy) team that comes out overall first with 252 prizes consisting of 119 gold, 72 silver and 61 bronze medals in the sports competition of Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air).
The 2018-2019 Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air) sports competition includes, football, boxing, Sepak Takraw, track and field, para sports event, Chinlone, Volleyball, Judo, Swimming, Weightlifting, Body Building, Wushu, Karatedo, Myanmar Thaing and Taekwondo according to news released by the Office of the Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services.
(Translated by Zaw Min)