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Commander-in-chief of Myanmar Defence Forces visits Gujarat

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Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat and Commander-in-chief of Myanmar Senior General Min Aung Hlaing exchanging mementos in Gaya on Friday. A PTI Photo.

AHMEDABAD (PTI): Commander-in-chief of Myanmar Defence Forces, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, arrived here on a two-day visit, accompanied by a sixteen-member delegation.

General Hlaing was received by Major General Anil Puri, the General Officer Commanding of Golden Katar Division upon his arrival, a Defence release said on Sunday.

"Commander-in-Chief, Myanmar Defence Forces, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing is on a two-day visit to Ahmedabad starting today," it said.

On the first day of his visit, he went to the Sabarmati Ashram and Riverfront, accompanied by his wife, the release said.

"They were spiritually very touched by the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi. They were enthralled to visit the focal point of non-violence conceptualised by Mahatma Gandhi. The delegation was particularly impressed by the scenic beauty of the Sabarmati River Front," it said.

Tomorrow, General Hlaing and other members of the delegation will visit Amul Dairy plant at Anand, TATA NANO plant at Sanand as well as Gujarat Energy Research and Management Institute (GERMI) in Gandhinagar, said the release.

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