thein_sein_myanmar_president_N2Upon the invitation by President of Mongolia Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj, President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar His Excellency Mr. U Thein Sein has arrived today in Ulaanbaatar for a State Visit. President U Thein Sein was welcomed by Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia L.Purevsuren and other officials at the Chinggis Khaan International Airport.

On June 29, 2015, after the official welcoming ceremony at the Chinggis Square bilateral talks and other official events will be held at the State Palace.

This visit is highlighted as the first State Visit by the President of Myanmar to Mongolia since the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and the Republic of the Union of Myanmar in 1956. It is expected that this visit will contribute to augment mutual relations, maintaining frequency of high-level visits and strengthening legal environment of bilateral relations between the two countries.

On the sidelines of his visit, President of Myanmar Mr. U Thein Sein will have official talks with President Elbegdorj, and hold meetings with Speaker of the State Great Khural Z.Enkhbold and Prime Minister Ch.Saikhanbileg.

At the official talks, the parties are expected to discuss issues related to the development of bilateral relations in mining, travel, agriculture and culture sectors, exchange views on sharing Mongolia’s experience in democratic transition and touch upon a wide range of issues of regional and international partnership. Also, Mongolia and Myanmar scheduled to sign cooperation documents.