President U Win Myint attends opening ceremony of IMF, World Bank annual meetings

PRESIDENT U Win Myint attended the opening of the IMF, World Bank annual meetings as an honorary guest, held in Bali, Indonesia, yesterday. First, Indonesian President Mr. Joko Widodo posed for a documentary photo together with Cambodian President Mr. Samdech Hunsen, Laotian Prime Min ister Thongloun Sisoulith, Vietnamese Prime Minister Mr. Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Mdm. Christine Legarde, President of the World Bank Dr. Jim Yong Kim and representatives of the World Bank and the IMF. The meeting was opened with an address by Indonesian President Mr. Joko Widodo, and was attended by leaders of Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Viet Nam, finance and economic min isters and senior officials from ASEAN countries, and officials of the World Bank and IMF. After the opening ceremony, President U Win Myint visited the Garuda Wisnu Kencana cultural park on the Bali Island. Afterwards, the President visited the view point and enjoyed the views in Bali. The delegation led by President U Win Myint left Indonesia for Myanmar on a special flight and they were seen off at the Ngurah Rai International Airport by Chairman of Indonesia’s Investment Coordination Board Mr. Thomas Trikasih Lembong, Ambassador of Myanmar to In donesia Daw Ei Ei Khin Aye, Myanmar’s Permanent Representative to ASEAN U Min Lwin, senior officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia. The delegation arrived back at the Nay Pyi Taw International Airport at 7 pm yesterday, and they were welcomed by Vice Presidents U Myint Swe and U Henry Van Thio, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) Vice-Senior General Soe Win, Union Minister for Transport and Communications U Thant Sin Maung, Chairman of the Nay Pyi Taw Council Dr. Myo Aung, Commander of Nay Pyi Taw Command Maj-Gen Myint Maw, Deputy Minister for the Office of the President U Min Thu, Member of the Nay Pyi Taw Council Col. Min Naung, Chief of Myanmar Police Force Police Lt-Gen Aung Win Oo, Ambassador of Indonesia to Myanmar Prof. Dr. Iza Fadri and wife and officials.