At an invitation of Royal Cambodian Armed Forces Commander-in-Chief General Pol Saroeun, Defence Services Commander-in-Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing who is a goodwill visit to Vietnam left Hanoi for Cambodia at 8 am local standard time yesterday.
They were seen off at Noi Bai International Airport by Lt-Gen Vu Chien Thang, Director of the Foreign Relations Department of Vietnam Defence Services and senior military officers, Myanmar Ambassador to Vietnam U Kyaw Soe Win and wife, Military Attaché Col Aung Kyaw Oo and officials. The Senior General and party were welcomed by Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Royal Cambodian Armed Forces General Eth Sarath, Myanmar Ambassador to Cambodia U Myint Soe and officials at Ponchentong Airport in Phnom Penh.
In the evening, the Senior General attended a welcoming ceremony and inspected the Guard of Honour together with Royal Cambodian Armed Forces Commander-in-Chief General Pol Saroeun. The Senior General held talks with his counterpart and discussed matters on sending reciprocal visits, organizing friendly sports events and strengthening cooperation in security and defense sectors.
The Senior General also paid a courtesy call on Samdach Maha Sera Peday Techo HUN SEN, Prime Minister of Cambodia at the Peace palace.