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February 27, 2018

Vice President U Myint Swe arrives in Cambodia

Vice President U Myint Swe looks around the Ta Prohm Temple in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Photo: Myanmar News Agency

A delegation led by Vice President U Myint Swe arrived in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, yesterday to attend the 2nd Mekong-Lancang Cooperation (MLC) summit meeting.
The 2nd Mekong – Lancang Cooperation (MLC) Leaders’ Meeting on 10 January. Cambodia and China will co-chair the meeting, which will review progress and activities of the Member States since the 1st MLC Leaders’ Meeting on 1 March 2016. The meeting will also envision the direction of the MLC’s future activities.
U Myint Swe and party were seen off at Nay Pyi Taw Airport by Union Minister for Defence Lt-Gen Sein Win, Union Minister for Commerce Dr. Than Myint, Deputy Minister Maj-Gen Aung Soe, Maj-Gen Than Htut, U Kyaw Myo and officials from the Chinese Embassy and the Cambodian Embassy to Myanmar.
The Vice President is accompanied by U Kyaw Tin, Union Minister for International Cooperation, and other officials.
They were welcomed at Siem Reap airport by Siem Reap Deputy Governor Mr. Tea Seyha, a member of province council Mr. Eung Hoeun, Myanmar Ambassador to Cambodia U Myint Soe and officials from the Myanmar embassy.
The Vice President and party then made a visit to the Angkor Wat Temple, one of the largest temples in this region. It has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1992.
U Myint Swe then went to the Bayon temple, which is the second most popular destination in Cambodia after the Angkor Wat. The Vice President flew back to Phnom Penh yesterday evening.
They received a Guard of Honour on arrival at the airport by Mr. Sun Chanthol, Minister for Public Works and Transport and officials. He also visited Ta Prohm Temple in Phnom Penh.

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