Ceremony to Exchange Honorary Medals between Myanmar and Russian Armed Forces Held

Aimed at enhancing military and civilian technological cooperation, including strategic partnership relations between Myanmar and the Russian Federation, a ceremony to bilaterally confer medals between two armed forces of both countries took place at the Zeyathiri Beikman in Nay Pyi Taw on 28 March. In this regard:

  • Chairman of the State Administration Council (SAC) Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing presented the “Thiri Thihakyaw” medal and insignia to Colonel Kurchenko Sergei Semyonovich, Captain 2nd rank Yashin Dmitry Valerievich and Captain 2nd rank Shilkov Vitaly Vasilyevich and “Thiri Thurakyaw” title and insignia to Colonel (Rtd) Saratov Sergei Nikolaevich, respectively.
  • Deputy Minister for Defence of the Russian Federation Colonel General Alexander Vasilievich Fomin presented the “international military cooperation development prowess medal” to the SAC Chairman Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing.
  • The Russian deputy minister also presented the “international military cooperation development prowess medal” to SAC Vice-Chairman Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) Vice-Senior General Soe Win, General Mya Tun Oo, General Maung Maung Aye, Lt-Gen Ye Win Oo, Admiral Moe Aung and senior military officers individually.
  • The Russian Deputy Minister also presented the “fighting esprit de Corps enhancement medal” to General Tun Aung and senior military officers individually.

Then, the SAC Chairman Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services and the Russian Deputy Minister, senior military officers from the Russian Defence Ministry and attendees exchanged commemorative gifts. They then posed for documentary photo and cordially greeted each other.

Also present, together with the SAC Chairman Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, at the ceremony were the SAC Vice-Chairman Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) Vice-Senior General Soe Win and senior military officers from the Office of the Commander-in-Chief, and Deputy Minister for Defence of the Russian Federation Colonel General Alexander Vasilievich Fomin, Chairman of the Defence Ministry’s Public Council Mr. Pavel Gusev of the Russian Federation, Military Attaché Colonel Kurchenko Sergei Semyonovich and Russian senior military officers.

Source: GNLM (29-3-2024)

  • The Russian deputy minister presented the “international military cooperation development prowess medal” to the SAC Chairman Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services.
  • The Russian deputy minister also presented the “international military cooperation development prowess medal” to SAC Vice-Chairman Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) Vice-Senior General Soe Win and senior military officers individually.
  • The Russian Deputy Minister also presented the “fighting esprit de Corps enhancement medal” to General Tun Aung and senior military officers individually.
engdate: 
Friday, March 29, 2024 - 17:00
month: 
March, 2024