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Myanmar commander-in-chief (air) visits Pune Air Force Station

Pune, July 5, 2019: Maung Maung Kyaw, the Commander-in-Chief (Air) of Myanmar, on Friday met Harjit Singh Arora, the Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, South Western Air Command in Pune.

Updated:Friday, July 5, 2019, 20:52

Myanmar commander-in-chief (air) visits Pune Air Force StationPune, July 5, 2019: Maung Maung Kyaw, the Commander-in-Chief (Air) of Myanmar, on Friday met Harjit Singh Arora, the Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, South Western Air Command in Pune.

The two commanders discussed growing bilateral defence cooperation between the two Air Forces and ongoing defence related developments in the region.


On his visit, General Maung flew a sortie on Sukhoi-30 MKI aircraft and was also briefed about its maintenance and training facilities as well as about indigenously built Akash Defence System.

At the end of the discussion, the visiting General and Air Marshal Arora exchanged mementoes. The Commander-in-Chief was also hosted at a cultural and social evening.

General Maung on Wednesday met Indian Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat and Air Force chief B S Dhanoa and discussed ways to strengthen defence cooperation between the two neighbours.

Source: Business Standard

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