19 June 2017
Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing arrived in Moscow of Russia on Saturday. The delegation is on a goodwill visit to Russia at the invitation of Russian Defence Minister. The commander-in-chief on Sunday attended temporary ordination ceremony at Moscow Buddha Wihara Monastery in Moscow. Officers from Myanma Tatmadaw studying in Russia and Buddhists in Russia were ordained as temporary monks in the 3rd ceremony at the monastery. It’s learnt that another 80 officers will be ordained as temporary monks in the summer school holidays. During his tour, the commander-in-chief is scheduled to hold discussions with Russian Defence Minister on promoting bilateral military cooperation. He is also set to visit military training schools, headquarters and industries.
Photos- Commander-in-Chief Office