THE army will continue to strive for the country’s stability, political integrity and development, Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing told Singapore’s Foreign Minister Mr Vivian Balakrishnan in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.
The friendly relations between the two countries were established on trust, the commander-in-chief said, stressing the need to further deepen cooperation in regional affairs and bring bilateral defence collaboration to a higher level.
Mr Vivian Balakrishnan spoke of a long tradition of relations between the peoples of the two countries, reaffirming that his country would remain a friendly neighbour to Myanmar with no interference in its internal affairs. The Singapore’s foreign minister expressed support for the ongoing changes in the country.
Singapore is Myanmar’s third largest trade partner and second biggest investor.