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September 20, 2018

President U Win Myint, First Lady Daw Cho Cho in Nepal on official visit

President U Win Myint and First Lady are seen off by Vice Presidents U Myint Swe and U Henry Van Thio, and Senior General Min Aung Hlaing at Nay Pyi Taw Airport. Photo: MNA
President U Win Myint and First Lady are seen off by Vice Presidents U Myint Swe and U Henry Van Thio, and Senior General Min Aung Hlaing at Nay Pyi Taw Airport. Photo: MNA

At the invitation of Her Excellency Mrs. Bidya Devi Bhandari, President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, U Win Myint, President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and First Lady Daw Cho Cho left Nay Pyi Taw for Nepal yesterday afternoon by special flight to pay an official visit to the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal and to attend the Fourth Summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC).
President U Win Myint, First Lady Daw Cho Cho and party were seen off at the airport by Vice Presidents U Myint Swe and U Henry Van Thio, Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, Union Minister for Transport and Communications U Thant Sin Maung, Nay Pyi Taw Council Chairman Dr. Myo Aung, Commander of Nay Pyi Taw Command Maj-Gen Myint Maw, chargé d’ affaires of the Embassy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal Mr. Raju K.C and officials.
President U Win Myint and First Lady Daw Cho Cho were accompanied by Union Minister for International Cooperation U Kyaw Tin, senior officials from the Office of the President, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and other officials.

Upon arrival at the Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal at local standard time 2:30 p.m. Myanmar Ambassador to Nepal Thiri Pyanchi U Tun Nay Lin and Chief of Protocol Mr. Deepak Adhikari of the Nepalese Foreign Ministry came onboard the plane to welcome President U Win Myint, First Lady Daw Cho Cho and party.
President U Win Myint was then greeted by Nepalese Deputy Prime Minister Mr Ishwor Pokhrel on the dais on which President U Win Myint and Nepalese Deputy Prime Minister Mr Ishwor Pokhrel later took the salute of the Guard of Honor of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal.
From there, the President, First Lady and party went motorcade to Soaltee Crown Plaza Hotel where they will reside during their stay in Nepal.
The President, First Lady and party then went to the Myanmar Embassy in Nepal and met with the Nepal-Myanmar Friendship Association and Nepal-Myanmar Merchant Association chairmen and members.
Next, they met with Myanmar Embassy staff and family members. Afterwards, President U Win Myint, First Lady Daw Cho Cho and party attended a dinner hosted by Myanmar Ambassador to Nepal Thiri Pyanchi U Tun Nay Lin and wife. — Myanmar News Agency

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