Myanmar leader meets Chinese PLA delegation

08:19, June 09, 2010      

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Myanmar leader General Thura Shwe Mann met with a visiting the Chinese military delegation led by General Fan Changlong, commander of the Jinan military region of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) in Nay Pyi Taw on Tuesday.

General Shwe Mann is a member of the State Peace and Development Council and Chief of General Staff of the Army, Navy and Air Force.

The two military leaders exchanged views on matters of common concern, saying that for 60 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Myanmar, bilateral cooperation in various sectors including military exchange continued to develop and the friendly ties between the two peoples and the two armed forces continued to enhance.

The two sides also expressed wishes to continue efforts in the development of the cooperative ties between the two countries and the two armed forces.

The Chinese PLA delegation arrived here on Saturday on a five- day visit to Myanmar. It has visited Yangon, Mandalay and Nay Pyi Taw and toured Myanmar's military and technical institutes in Pyin Oo Lwin.

During its visit in Yangon, the PLA delegation watched performance in celebration of the 60th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Myanmar.



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