13 October 2017
Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing met Ambassador of Japan to Myanmar Tateshi Higuchi in Nay Pyi Taw on October 12th.
The Japanese Ambassador said Japanese government understands the crisis Myanmar is facing in northern Rakhine State. Japan appreciates and supports the security measures taken by the Myanmar government and the Tatmadaw in a constructive approach. Japan will continue its assistance for Myanmar’s development under-takings without changing any stance.
The Senior General expressed thanks the Japanese government’s understanding of the undertakings of the Myanmar government and the Tatmadaw. He also said that assistance and medical treatments are being provided not only to displaced Rakhine ethnics, local ethnics and Hindus but also to Bengalis in Myanmar.
Tatmadaw airplanes and vessels transport the supplies shifted from items and money donated by well-wishers led by the Tatmadaw to necessary places many times. He added that a plan is underway to re-accept those who fled to Bangladesh under the agreements of both countries in 1993.