State Counsellor meets with President of India

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi meeting with President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind at the Presidential Palace in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday. Photo: MNA
State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi meeting with President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind at the Presidential Palace in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday. Photo: MNA

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi met with the President of the Republic of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind and his delegation in the Envoys Hall of the Presidential Palace in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday at 11:15 a.m.
At the meeting matters relating to increasing the historically long bilateral relations and cooperation; India’s continuing support and assistance to Myanmar’s democracy transition and peace process; increasing trade and continuing cooperation in developing basic infrastructure for peace, stability and development along the border regions of the two countries; increasing bilateral cooperation in education, health, agriculture and economic matters; opening of a temporary liaison office in Nay Pyi Taw in order to move the Embassy of India to Nay Pyi Taw; India’s continued cooperation with Myanmar in Myanmar’s efforts toward receiving returnees back to Rakhine State and rule of law works, were cordially discussed and views exchanged. In addition to this, the President of India expressed his appreciation to Myanmar for granting visa on arrival to Indian citizens arriving in Myanmar via air starting from 1 December 2018 as it would increase contacts and relations between the citizens of the two countries and develop tourism.
Union Ministers U Kyaw Tint Swe, U Min Thu, Dr. Than Myint, Dr. Myo Thein Gyi, U Thaung Tun, U Han Zaw, and U Kyaw Tin and Myanmar Ambassador to India U Moe Kyaw Aung and officials were with the State Counsellor in the meeting while the delegation led by the President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind was accompanied by Indian Ambassador Mr. Vikram Misri. — MNA

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