NAY PYI TAW December 9
Chief of Army Staff (CAS) of the Bangladesh Army General Aziz Ahmed, BSP, BGBM, PBGM, BGBMS, psc, G, who is on a good-will visit to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar at the invitation of Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) Vice-Senior General Soe Win, was welcomed with the Guard of Honour at Zeyathiri Beik-man in Nay Pyi Taw this morning.
As Chief of Army Staff (CAS) of the Bangladesh Army General Aziz Ahmed arrived at Zeyathiri Beikman by car where the wel-coming ceremony would be held, Vice-Senior General Soe Win welcomed him.
The Vice-Senior General and the Bangladesh Army General took the salute of the Guard of Honour and inspected it. Then, the Guard of Honour marched past and left there.
The Vice-Senior General and the Bangladesh Army General bilaterally introduced senior mili-tary officers of both countries at the ceremony.
Also present at the welcoming ceremony together with the Vice-Senior General were senior mili-tary officers from the Office of the Commander-in-Chief. The Bangladesh Army General was accompanied by senior officers from the Bangladesh Armed Forces. Then, the Bangladesh Army General signed the visitors’ book of Zeyathiri Beikman.
Vice-Senior General Soe Win and party held a meeting with a delegation led by Bangladesh Army General Aziz Ahmed at the parlour of Zeyathiri Beikman.
They cordially exchanged views on the tasks which should be undertaken for enhancement of relations between armies of both countries, and response to prosecution against Myanmar at International Court of Justice (ICJ) including the topics on meetings related to people who left their homes between ministers and secretaries of both countries focusing on bilateral interests, showing of readiness to re-accept the people who left their homes to the Bangladeshi Foreign Minister invited to re-acceptance camps inside Myanmar, clarification and discussions of the Myanmar Union Minister together with ASEAN Emergency Response and Assessment Team (ASEAN-ERAT) on management and preparedness of the Myanmar Government for reacceptance of people who left to Bangladesh, the aim and rough work plans for construction of the road along the border of both countries in Bangladesh side for socio-economic development of its people, situation of failures and difficulties due to various reasons although arrangements were made to accept the people who left their homes once on 23 January 2019 and another on 22 August under the agreement of both countries, misunderstanding situations, security measures at border region of both countries, and transnational crimes.
After the meeting, the Vice-Senior General and the Bangladesh Army General exchanged commemorative emblems and posed for documentary photo together with delegation members.
In the evening, the Vice-Senior General hosted a dinner in honour of the goodwill delegation led by Chief of Army Staff (CAS) of the Bangladesh Army General Aziz Ahmed at Aureum Palace Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw.
Before the dinner, the Vice-Senior General and the Bangladesh Army General extended greetings and had the dinner together with members. During the dinner, the Myawady music band under the Directorate of Public Relations and Psychological Warfare presented songs of both countries and varieties of dance. After the dinner, commemorative gifts were exchanged. Afterwards, flower baskets were presented to servicemen and servicewomen from the Myawady music band, and documentary photos were taken.