Vice-Senior General Soe Win visits Sea Turtle Conservation Center Royal Thai Navy and Training Center of Royal Thai Agriculture and Livestock Project, enjoys Thai traditional cultural dance kaan show

Vice-Senior General Soe Win visits Sea Turtle Conservation Center Royal Thai Navy and Training Center of Royal Thai Agriculture and Livestock Project, enjoys Thai traditional cultural dance kaan show

Nay Pyi Taw  November  15

The Myanmar Tatmadaw goodwill delegation led by Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence  Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) Vice-Senior General Soe Win, who was on a goodwill visit to Thailand, visited Sea Turtle Conservation Center Royal Thai Navy, Sattahip Township of Chonburi Province on 14 November morning.

An official from the center reported to the Vice-Senior General and party on syste-matic breeding of sea turtles by the Royal Thai Navy and releasing of them into the sea through video clip and replied to the questions. The Vice-Senior General and senior officer in-charge of the centre Rear Admiral Utai Cheewasut exchanged commemorative gifts. Then, the Vice-Senior General and party viewed breeding of sea turtles and the places of medical treatments for sea turtles at the center and released six-month-old small sea turtles into the sea.

The Sea Turtle Conservation Center Royal Thai Navy gathers some 30,000 turtle eggs per year and systematically nurture small sea turtles not to deplete species of sea turtles and releases about 5,000-7,000 adult sea turtles into the sea. Moreover, the center accepts the sea turtles caught at hooks of fishermen, the injured sea turtles in various reasons and ailing sea turtles sent by fishermen to give medical treatments to those sea turtles. The baby sea turtle nurturing camp is one of the Royal Thai projects. It aims to conserve environ-ment and protect sea turtle population from declining of sea turtle numbers and admits visits of the people free of charge.

The Myanmar Tatmadaw goodwill delegation led by the Vice-Senior General in the afternoon visited the Training Center of  Royal Thai Agriculture and Livestock Project under control of the Air and Coastal Defence Command in Chonburi Province.

An official of the training center reported on salient points of the project. The Vice-Senior General and senior officer in-charge of the center Senior Captain Sarayut Chueajard exchanged commemorative gifts and posed for documentary photo together with delegation members. Then, the Vice-Senior General and party viewed round demonstration on building of houses with the use of clay, making floating islands with the use of wastes to operate cultivation, production of natural fertilizers from earthworms, and progress of integrated farm.

In the evening, the Vice-Senior General and party watched the Thai traditional cultural dance kaan show programme at Singha D’Luck theatre and enjoyed beautiful night scenes of Pattaya City.  

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