Tatmadaw Commander-in-Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, who was in Singapore at the invitation of Chief of the Defence force of the Singaporean Armed Forces, visited Singapore port yesterday morning.
The Tatmadaw Commander-in-Chief and party viewed the port from the PSA Building. Next, they went to port control centre and observed the loading and discharging of containers in the port by remote control system and then toured inside the port.
Singapore port was constructed in 1964 and it is the top deep sea port in the world, where containers ships from around the world come to berth and conduct the highest volume of global trade. In 2017 the PSA International company handled containers amounting to 33.25 millions TEU. The port had more than 200 cranes of which about 140 cranes were in operation every day. The port handled nearly 6 per cent of the container trade volume in the world.
The Tatmadaw Commander-in-Chief also met with families of the Myanmar military attaché (army, navy, air) and officers attending trainings.