Army Chief to visit Myanmar

Army Chief to visit Myanmar

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New Delhi: Chief of the Army Staff, General Bipin Rawat will embark on a four day visit to Myanmar from May 28 to 31. During the visit, General Rawat is scheduled to meet a number of high ranking dignitaries including Union Minister for Foreign Affairs and State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services and Vice Senior General Soe Win, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services and Commander-in-Chief of Army. During the visit, General Rawat will also visit National Defence College, Nay Pyi Taw and Defence Services Academy, Pwin Oo Lwin. General Rawat is likely to address student officers of National Defence College which is a premier institution grooming the future senior leadership of Myanmar Defence Services. This visit is yet another milestone to reach out to our neighbourhood in the field of defence cooperation and build upon existing mutual cooperation and trust between the two nations. Myanmar is an important neighbour with whom we have historical ties and traditional bonds of friendship and cooperation based on mutual trust and understanding.

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