The Senior General Min Aung Hlaing told the Pope Francis on his first trip to the staunchly Buddhist country on Monday that there is no religious discrimination in the country and all people are free to worship according to their faith.
In Myanmar, there is majority of Buddhist nation while they are accused of killing the Muslims people in country, during the first trip of Pope Francis the army chief met with him.
During talks on Monday he told to Pope that all faiths in country are free to worship and there is no religious discrimination.
In Myanmar thousands of Muslim people have been killed as the army is accused of ethnic cleansing against the Muslims of country while to deal with crisis.
The pope has arrived in the capital on Monday on a three days trip and during this trip he will talk to senior leaders of Myanmar.
Francis Pope has arrived on Monday in the capital of country, Naypyidaw where thousands of people welcomed him.
He will to senior leaders in order to solve the crisis which is related to killing of Muslim people and it is a very sensitive issue that has taken the international attraction.
During meeting on Monday, the Army chief told to Francis that there is discrimination among people regarding their religion.
All of the country’s people is free to worship according to their faith and in a Facebook post he added that there is no discrimination among ethnic groups also.
According to reports, at the residence of Myanmararchbishop, Francis met with General Min Aung Hlaing and three officials of the bureau special operations to discuss the Myanmar crisis on Monday which lasted for 15 minutes and till now thousands of Muslims have been killed in Myanmar.