Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, arriving in the Russian Federation to attend the closing ceremony of the International Army Games-2019. is received Chairman of Russia-Myanmar Friendship Association Mikhail Arkadievich Dmitriev and party at Metropol Hotel on August 16 and they discussed getting assistance from Russia for cooperation in military technology, education and cultural sectors, announced the Office of the Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services.
Chief of Armed Forces Training Lt-Gen Maung Maung Aye and senior military officers attended the meeting. The Chairman of Russia-Myanmar Friendship Association was accompanied by officials.
They cordially exchanged views on exchange of cultural troupes for enhancement of friendly relations between Russia and Myanmar and the two armed forces of both countries and further cooperation measures, mutual cooperation in the economic sector such as export and import businesses by building the economic cooperation centers, plans of assistance for generating electricity without causing impacts on the natural environment, necessary tasks to be undertaken by friendship associations to develop the tourism industry of both countries, and assistance from Russia for cooperation in military technology, education and cultural sectors, it said.
The Tatmadaw delegation visited Gorky Park and Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow on August 17.
Gorky Park was opened in 1928 and located on the bank of the Moscow River, the park is a place for public recreation and park history museum. The main entrance to the park is built with Russian traditional architectural works and modern technology. Inside the park is water fountains, marvel statues and natural landscapes and it is famous as a main recreation centre in Moscow, it said.
The Senior General and party visited Cathedral of Christ the Savior where an official explained the brief history of the cathedral, renovation, and the view of Moscow from upstairs of the cathedral and conducted them round the cathedral. The Senior General asked for more information, it said.