September 21, 2017

Myanmar-Australia UN Peacekeeping Training Programme opened

Myanmar and Australia army personnel seen at the opening ceremony of UN peacekeeping training course. Photo: MNA
Myanmar and Australia army personnel seen at the opening ceremony of UN peacekeeping training course. Photo: MNA

A United Nations Peacekeeping Training Course, a programme involving the Myanmar Tatmadaw (Defense Services) and Australia, was opened in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday, with an address by Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) Vice Senior General Soe Win.
In his address, the Vice Senior General expressed thanks for cooperation extended by Australian officials to conduct the training programme and called on trainees to strive for producing beneficial results. The Australian Ambassador to Myanmar also spoke on the occasion.
The training programme is scheduled to last for  10 days until 18 August, with the aim of enabling Myanmar Tatmadaw’s officers to learn about the UN peacekeeping processes, exchange views between trainees and trainers and strengthen bilateral relations between the two Defense Services.— Myanmar News Agency

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