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President U Thein Sein returns from Mongolia

President U Thein Sein being seen off by Mongolian Minister of Foreign Affairs and officials at Chinggis Khan International Airport in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.—MNA
President U Thein Sein being seen off by Mongolian Minister of Foreign Affairs and officials at Chinggis Khan International Airport in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.—MNA

Nay Pyi Taw, 30 June — President U Thein Sein on Tuesday returned from a three-day state visit to Mongolia.
The president visited the country from 28 to 30 June at the invitation of Mongolian President Mr Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj.
A special Myanmar International Airways flight carrying the president and Myanmar delegation landed at Nay Pyi Taw at 11:30 a.m. and was welcomed by Vice Presidents Dr Sai Mauk Kham and U Nyan Tun, Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, union ministers and deputy ministers.
Mr Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj visited Myanmar from 18 to 21 November 2013 as the first state leader of Mongolia after establishing diplomatic relations between the two countries in 1956.
During U Thein Sein’s three-day visit to Mongolia, the heads of state discussed potential bilateral cooperation on trade, mining, tourism, culture and economy, with Mr Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj saying his country will support democratic and socio-economic reforms in Myanmar, and shared knowledge on market economy transition.
Representative from the two countries also signed intergovernmental agreements on tourism cooperation, cooperation between Nay Pyi Taw Council and Ulaanbaatar City, and between the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry and the Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry.—MNA

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