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Monday, 13 September 2010 THE MYANMAR TIMES

Senior General Than Shwe meets Chairman of National People’s Congress Mr Wu Bangguo

NAY PYI TAW, 12 Sept-Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council of the Union of Myanmar Senior General Than Shwe met Mr Wu Bangguo, Chairman of National People’s Congress, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing of the People’s Republic of China at 3 pm on 9 September.

Also present at the call together with the Senior General were SPDC member Thura U Shwe Mann, SPDC Secretary-1 Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo, Lt-Gen Min Aung Hlaing of the Ministry of Defence, Minister for Science and Technology U Thaung, Minister for Foreign Affairs U Nyan Win, Minister for National Planning and Economic Development U Soe Tha, Myanmar Ambassador to PRC U Thein Lwin and senior departmental officials.

Together with Mr Wu Bangguo were Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Yang Jiechi, Deputy Head of Foreign Relation Committee of the National People’s Congress Mr Cha Beixin, Assistant Secretary of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress Mr Cao Weizhoum, Director- General Mr Sun Wei of the Office of the Deputy Secretary-General of the NPC, Chinese Ambassador to Myanmar Mr Ye Dabo and high-ranking officials.

At the meeting, they exchanged views on strategic relations achieved between the two countries over the past 60 years of the diplomatic ties; constant maintenance of the friendly relations;speedy implementation of contracts between the two neighbors; step-by-step implementation of the electoral processes in Myanmar and political developments; harmonious cooperation with neighboring countries and countries in the world, UN and international organizations after laying down independent and active foreign policy based on the Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence, and bilateral economic cooperation including the energy sector, gas and oil pipelines laying project, hydropower sector, industry sector and construction of railroads and roads from Kyaukpyu to Shweli for sustainable progress in the strategic relations.

Senior General Than Shwe meets PRC State Council Premier Mr Wen Jiabao

NAY PYI TAW, 12 Sept-Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council of the Union of Myanmar Senior General Than Shwe met Premier Mr Wen Jiabao of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China at Zhongnanhai Hall of Premier’s Office in Beijing at 4:10 pm on 9 September.

Also present at the call together with Senior General Than Shwe were SPDC Member Thura U Shwe Mann, SPDC Secretary-1 Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo, Lt-Gen Min Aung Hlaing of the Ministry of Defence, Minister for Science and Technology U Thaung, Minister for Foreign Affairs U Nyan Win, Minister for National Planning and Economic Development U Soe Tha, Myanmar Ambassador to the PRC U Thein Lwin and senior departmental officers.

Together with Chinese Premier Mr Wen Jiabao were Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Yang Jechi, Minister of Commerce Mr Chen Demin, Minister of National Energy Administration Mr Zhang Guobaa, Chinese Ambassador to Myanmar Mr Ye Dabo and highranking officers.

Both sides discussed matters on promotion of bilateral relations and cooperation in the economic sector, prevalence of peace and tranquility and law and order in border areas, close cooperation in international issues, sustainable cooperation, construction of Shweli- Kyaukpyu Road and Railroad and Kyaukpyu Port, rendering of assistance for industrialization in Myanmar, taking of measures in order not to cause environmental degradation in implementing the bilateral projects, opening of Myanmar banks in China, encouraging Chinese companies to invest in Myanmar.

In the evening, Senior General Than Shwe and wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing and party departed for Shanghai from Beijing by Chinese special flight. There Shanghai Vice-Mayor Mr Aibaojun and officials welcomed them.

The Shanghai Vice- Mayor hosted dinner to the Senior General and wife and party at Radisson Plaza Xing Guo Hotel.

Later, Myanmar delegation led by Senior General Than Shwe and wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing went to Xi Jiao State Guest Hotel.

Senior General Than Shwe, wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing visit Great Wall in Beijing

NAY PYI TAW, 12 Sept-The Myanmar delegation led by Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Senior General Than Shwe and wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing, accompanied by Myanmar Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China U Thein Lwin and wife, Military Attaché Col Tint Wai and wife and officials together with Chinese Ambassador to the Union of Myanmar Mr. Ye Dabo, left Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing at 8.10 am on 9 September and arrived at the Great Wall in Bada Ling region of Beijing at 8.50 am.

Head of State Senior General Than Shwe, wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing and party were welcomed by officials at the Great Wall in Bada Ling region.

The Senior General, wife and party visited the Great Wall and posed for documentary photos.

Senior General Than Shwe, wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing and party left the Great Wall later in the morning.

Senior General Than Shwe and wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing enjoy lunch hosted by Myanmar Ambassador to China

NAY PYI TAW, 12 Sept - Myanmar Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China U Thein Lwin and wife hosted a lunch in honour of Myanmar delegation led by Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council of the Union of Myanmar Senior General Than Shwe and wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing at the ambassador’s resident on 9 September.

Myanmar Ambassador to China U Thein Lwin and wife, Military Attaché Col Tint Wai and wife, staff and families of the Embassy and Military Attaché Office and Myanmar trainees studying in Beijing welcomed Senior General Than Shwe and wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing and entourage when they arrived at the ambassador’s resident on 10.35 am. SPDC Secretary-1 Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo and ministers met the ambassador, the military attaché, staff and trainees at the hall of the resident.

In meeting with them, the Secretary-1 explained improvement of friendship and mutual ties between two countries as a result of the goodwill State visit of the delegation led by the Head of State; deepen strategic economic cooperation; friendship and collaboration between two nations to be accelerated by trainees; helping compatriots arriving in China; and economic and political progresses in Myanmar.

The Secretary-1 cordially greeted the staff, trainees and those present.

The ambassador and wife, the military attaché and wife, staff and trainees paid respect to Senior General Than Shwe and wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing.

The Senior General gave guidance to staff, families and trainees and cordially greeted them.

A&I Minister upgrades irrigation sector in Yamethin, Pyawbwe Tsps

NAY PYI TAW, 12 Sept- Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation U Htay Oo yesterday morning paid an inspection tour of Hnaphukyinn Lake in Yamethin Township, Yamethin District in Mandalay Region. He heard on progress of renovation of the lake presented by Assistant director U Soe Tint of Irrigation Department.

The minister greeted farmers working in its irrigated area and concentrated on flow of irrigation water. It was learnt that its embankment is 1300 long and 21 high, besides it benefits 378 acres of farmlands.

On arrival of U Min Naing Lake, Aung Mingalar Village-Tract in Yamethin Township, the minister left necessary instructions on expressions by officials concerned about renovation, flow of water of the lake.

The minister also extended his tour to Nyaung Shwe Village in Pyawbwe Township.

Victorious Sports Ministry team honoured

NAY PYI TAW, 12 Sept - Chairman of Myanmar Olympic Committee Minister for Sports Thura U Aye Myint addressed the ceremony to honour Sports Ministry football team, champions of fourth Inter-Ministry Football Tournament, at the assambaly hall of the ministry on 10 September.

The manager of the team presented the teaming and training of the squad.

The Minister for Sports delivered an address on the occasion.

The manager, coaches and athletes handed the minister champion shield, replica shield and cleanest team trophy.

The minister presented cash awards to the team and coaches.

The captain of the team spoke words of thanks. The minister hosted dinner to victorious athletes.

Maj-Gen Myint Soe inspects Kyaukpadaung Township

NAY PYI TAW, 12 Sept- On arrival at NyaungU Station on 10 September morning, Maj-Gen Myint Soe of Ministry of Defence met with officers and other ranks and their families and presented cash awards.

Maj-Gen Myint Soe of Ministry of Defence and Chairman of Mandalay Region Peace and Development Council Commander of Central Command Brig-Gen Ye Aung and departmental heads oversaw greening of NyaungU in a car yesterday morning.

Maj-Gen Myint Soe looked around thriving paddy plantations in Makyeetai Village, Kyaukpadaung Township and greeted rural farmers.

He instructed officials concerned to promote Meikhtila-Kyaukpadaung-NyaungU road sections and plantations on either sides.

Mandalay Mayor inspects sanitation works in Aungmyaythazan Tsp

NAY PYI TAW, 12 Sept - Chairman of Mandalay City Development Committee Mayor U Phone Zaw Han inspected road sanitation works in Aungmyaythazan Township and dredging of drainage for proper flow of water in front of Thiri Mandalar Market on 7 September and attended to the needs.

He also viewed thriving Ngwe Chi (6) cotton plantation and breeding of dairy cows in No (1) Integrated Farm.

The mayor addressed International Literacy Day Ceremony at No (14) Basic Education High School the following day. He presented prizes to awarding-winning students in commemorative poster and essay contests.

He viewed posters, photos, newsletters and award-winning posters and essays displayed at the hall of school in commemoration of the International Literacy Day.

Appointment of Danish Ambassador agreed on

NAY PYI TAW, 13 Sept-The Government of the Union of Myanmar has agreed to the appointment of Mr Mikael Hemniti Winther as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Denmark to the Union of Myanmar.

Mr Mikael Hemniti Winther was born on 5 July 1960. He graduated from Copenhagen Business School with Master of Science in Economics in 1987. He worked for the Ministry of Agriculture from 1987 to 1993 during which he was assigned at UNIDO/UNDP in the Philippines in 1989. Later, he joined the Ministry of Danish embassies in Thailand and Vietnam until 2008.

While serving at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, he was also concurrently assigned as Associate Lecturer at Copenhagen Business School in 1995 and as External Associate Professor at the Faculty of Political Science, University of Copenhagen in 1998. He is currently serving as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Denmark to the Republic of Iraq since September 2008.

He will be concurrently accredited as Ambassador of the Kingdom of Denmark to the Union of Myanmar with residence in Bangkok, Thailand. He is married.

Myanmar delegation leaves for Thailand to attend meeting of ASEAN University Games

NAY PYI TAW, 12 Sept – A delegation led by U Hsan, professor in charge of Dagon University under the Higher Education Department (Lower Myanmar) left for Thailand by air today to attend the 15th ASEAN University Games group leaders’ meeting to be held in Chiang Mai in December 2010.

Selected sports athletes from higher education departments and the Education Planning and Training Department of the Ministry of Education will take parts football, volleyball, Sepak Tatkraw, track and field, swimming, table tennis, tennis and golf tournaments.

Building Better People Seminar held

YANGON, 12 Sept- Myanmar Nursing and Midwifery Association and Mo Asia Co Ltd (DUMEX) held Building Better People Seminar for its members, midwives and health assistants at University of Nursing (Yangon) in Lanmadaw Township here this morning.

Director of Medical Science Department (Nursing) Vice-Chairperson (1) of MNMA Daw Nwe Nwe Khin accepted K 2 million donated by Mo Asia Co Ltd (DUMEX).

Vice Chairperson (2) of MNMA Professor Daw Yin Mya gave talks on Nursing Ethics, Secretary Deputy Director of Health Department (Nursing) Daw Yi Htay on Nursing Care Standard, Senior Nutrition Advisor of Mo Asia Co Ltd Dr Daw Htet Htet Aung on Baby’s development.

The seminar packed with over 1500 medicine men and women.

Gallant conducts engineering diploma courses

YANGON, 12 Sept - Gallant Training Centre, an approved centre of City & Guilds Institute of England, is lecturing engineering diploma and advanced diploma courses of the Institute.

The trainee may pick up any preferable major out of 15 majors, including Mechanical & Electrical, Mechanical Power, Electrical Power, Electronic, Civil and so on.

Those wishing to submit applications to schools in Malaysia, Singapore, England and Australia to get City & Guilds engineering doplima have to complete the diploma courses on engineer at home to be able to obtain subject exemption.

Those interested may contact Gallant Training Centre at No (5), B (5), fourth floor, U Tun Lin Chan Road, Hledan, Kamayut Township (Ph: 01-539403, 73032670,095128026).


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