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Visit of External Affairs Minister to Myanmar (August 22, 2016)

August 18, 2016

External Affairs Minister Smt. Sushma Swaraj will visit the Republic of the Union of Myanmar on August 22, 2016. This will be first major political exchange between India and Myanmar following the swearing in of the new National League for Democracy Government led by Daw Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar. EAM will be accompanied by Foreign Secretary and other officials from MEA.

During her visit, EAM will be calling on H.E. 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. 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.

India and Myanmar share close relations with a robust development cooperation programme in areas such as agriculture, IT, human resource development, infrastructure development, culture, etc. The visit reaffirms India’s commitment to heightened partnership with Myanmar in areas accorded priority by the new Government of Myanmar.

New Delhi
August 18, 2016

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