The Myanmar delegation to China led by Vice President U Myint Swe travelled from Nanning to Liuzhou yesterday and visited the
automobile factories of Dongfeng Liuzhou Motor Co, Ltd. and SAIC GM Wu Ling Automobile.
The Vice President and delegation were welcomed by Deputy Mayor Mr Jiao Yaoguang and officials when they arrived at the Liuzhou Railway Station at 9:35 am.
They first visited Dongfeng factory where they were welcomed by Dongfeng Company Communist Party Secretary Mr Xuan Yin and officials.
The Vice President was given a tour of the factory and observed the assembly of commercial vehicles while officials explained about their production stages, standards, quality, durability, safety, value and market share.
From there, the Vice President went to Dongfeng’s compact car factory and was welcomed by Deputy General Manager Mr Yao Liwen and officials.
The Vice President observed the assembly of compact cars using the latest modern technology and the different vehicle models manufactured.
Next, the Vice President was hosted a luncheon by Liuzhou Mayor Mr Wu Wei at the Lian Hua Hotel.
In the afternoon, the Vice President and delegation visited the Wuling automobile factory where they were welcomed by Wuling Company Communist Party Secretary and Deputy General Manager Mr Yao Zuoping and officials.
The Vice President observed the production of compact class electric cars, asked some questions, and was shown the assembly line of a two-seater electric car while receiving explanations about the different stages of manufacturing, standards, quality, durability, safety, value and market share.
Later in the evening, the Vice President returned to Nanning City with his delegation and went by motorcade to the Liyuan State Guest House.
Afterwards, the Vice President held a meeting with the Governor of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Mr Chen Wu, and officials at 5:30 pm at the State Guest House.
They discussed increased cooperation in the economic, social, education, investment, agricultural, trade and travel sectors between Myanmar and Guanxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
The Vice President was accompanied by Union Minister Dr Than Myint, Myanmar Ambassador to China U Myo Thant Pe, Myanmar Consul-General in Nanning U Soe Thet Naung, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Commerce U Aung Soe and other officials during the meeting. —MNA
(Translated by Zaw Htet Oo)