Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Myanmar leader congratulates China over successful space mission

Myanmar leader Lieutenant-General Thiha Thrua Tin Aung Myint Oo extended the country's congratulation to China on Monday over the recent successful mission of Shenzhou-7 spacecraft.

Tin Aung Myint Oo, who is First Secretary of the State Peace and Development Council, told Chinese Ambassador Guan Mu at a reception at the Sedona Hotel here Monday evening in celebration of the 59th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.

Tin Aung Myint Oo also congratulated on the earlier successful holding of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games and Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games as well as the rapid economic development of China which he said will push the economic development of Asia region including Myanmar.

The Myanmar leader also viewed photos on the Beijing Olympic Games displayed at the function before the reception began.

The reception was also attended by Myanmar government officials and foreign diplomats as well as representatives of Chinese business companies investing in and Chinese students studying in Myanmar and the Chinese community totaling more than 500.

Source: Xinhua

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