Picture News March 28, 2019

Myanmar soldiers march during a parade commemorating the 74th Armed Forces Day in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, 27 March 2019. The nation of Myanmar celebrates Armed Forces Day to mark the beginning of the Burmese military’s resistance to Japanese occupation in 1945. Photo courtesy of Mizzima
Hanoi, Vietnam, March 27 – Vietnamese President Nguyen Phu Trong (R), who is also general secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee, receive visiting Sultan of Brunei Haji Hassanal Bolkiah (L). Vietnam and Brunei decided here Wednesday to upgrade their bilateral relations to the comprehensive partnership. Photo courtesy VNA
France, March 28 – French President Emmanuel Macron, Chinese President Xi Jinping, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, foreground, attend a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France. Xi Jinping is meeting with the leaders of France, Germany and the European Commission, as European countries seek to boost relations with China while also putting pressure over its trade practices. Photo courtesy PTI Photo
Mozambique, March 28 – Residents make of with bags of rice in a scramble for food delivered by the South African Airforce helicopter at Nyamatande Village, Mozambique, following the devastating Tropical Cyclone Idai. , The death toll crossed the 500 mark on Wednesday. It stood at 447 on Tuesday but is now at 534. The President had last week hinted that it could rise as far as 1,000. Photo courtesy PTI Photo
Paris, March 28 – Chinese President Xi Jinping (C) and his wife Peng Liyuan (4th R) pose for a group photo with French President Emmanuel Macron (2nd R) and his wife Brigitte Macron at a see-off ceremony in Paris March 26, 2019. Xi Jinping on Tuesday ended his state visit to France. Photo courtesy Emmanuel Macron Twitter
The KD Tunku Abdul Rahman is a Scorpène-class submarine built for the Royal Malaysian Navy by DCNS in Cherbourg and Navantia in Cartagena, Spain. Several visitors at the ongoing LIMA have been lucky enough to get a tour of the submarine.
Photo by Ahmad Iskandar Kamaruzaman/Courtesy of BERNAMA
Langkawi (Kedah), Malaysia – Thousands of visitors both locals and foreigners have been heading to the island resort in the northern state of Kedah since the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace exhibition took off here on Tuesday. Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr.Mahathir Mohamad has been very upbeat about LIMA, which entered its 15th edition this year. Business delegations from 32 nations and a total of 406 defence and commercial companies are participating in the event.
All their products and services will be on display throughout the five days of the exhibition, up to March 30, at the Mahsuri International Exhibition Centre (MIEC) and Resorts World Langkawi (RWL). Photo by Ahmad Iskandar Kamaruzaman /Courtesy of BERNAMA