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May 21, 2019

Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker visits Philippines

Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann meets Philippine President Mr Benigno Noynoy Aquino III at the Presidential Palace in Manila.—mna
Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann meets Philippine President Mr Benigno Noynoy Aquino III at the Presidential Palace in Manila.—MNA

Manila, 10 Dec—At the invitation of Speaker of Lower House of the Philippines Hon Mr. Feliciano Belmonte, Jr, Speaker of the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw and the Pyithu Hluttaw Thura U Shwe Mann left for the Philippines on Tuesday.
The parliamentarian delegation is composed of chairmen of Hluttaw committees including U Thein Zaw, U Hla Myint Oo and U Soe Naing and Defence Services Representative Brig-Gen Than Htut Thein and officials.
The delegation was welcomed at the Ninoy Aquino Airport by Vice Speaker Giorgidi Aggabao, Lower House Representative Zenaida Angping, Myanmar Ambassador to the Philippines U Ye Myint Aung and officials.
Thura U Shwe Mann met with President Mr Benigno Noynoy Aquino III at the Presidential Palace in Manila on Wednesday morning. At the meeting, Thura U Shwe Mann praised the typhoon prevention efforts of the Philippines and held discussions on promotion of relations between the two countries and two parliaments and reforms and the peace process of Myanmar.
During the discussions, the Philippines President explained the people-centred approach of his country, measures for improvement of education, health and employment sectors and peace negotiations of the Philippines.
Then, Thura U Shwe Mann met with Acting Foreign Minister Mrrafaek Seguis at the foreign ministry in Manila on the same day. They held talks on cooperation and peace talks.
After the meeting, they exchanged gifts and posed for a documentary photo.

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