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Regional Meeting: Vice President Visited Cambodia

10 January 2018

Vice President U Myint Swe and party arrived in Phnom Penh of Cambodia on Tuesday. They were welcomed at Siem Reap airport by Siem Reap Deputy Governor Mr. Tea Seyha, Myanmar Ambassador to Cambodia and officials.

The Vice President and party later visited the Angkor Wat Temple, one of the largest temples in the region. It has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1992. They then proceeded to the Bayon temple, which is the second most popular destination in Cambodia after the Angkor Wat.

Later in the day, the Vice President went back to Phnom Penh and received a Guard of Honour on arrival at the airport by Minister for Public Works and Transport Mr. Sun Chanthol and officials.

During the visit in Phnom Penh, the Vice President is going to attend the 2nd Mekong-Lancang Cooperation (MLC) summit meeting on Wednesday. Cambodia and China will co-chair the meeting, which will review progress and activities of the Member States since the 1st MLC Leaders’ Meeting on 1 March 2016. The meeting will also envision the direction of the MLC’s future activities.