Sushma Swaraj To Visit Myanmar This Month
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will visit Myanmar on August 22 following the swearing in earlier this year of the new government of Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD), it was announced today.
“During her visit, the External Affairs Minister will be calling on U Htin Kyaw, President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and holding discussions with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor and Foreign Minister of Myanmar,” the External Affairs Ministry said in a statement.
“Discussions are expected to focus on the rich bilateral content of the relationship as well as plans for the upcoming BRICS-BIMSTEC Outreach Summit in India, building on the comprehensive discussions during Foreign Office Consultations held in New Delhi on August 9, 2016,” it stated.
The statement said that India and Myanmar shared close relations “with a robust development cooperation programme in areas such as agriculture, IT, human resource development, infrastructure development, culture, etc”.
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