Yangon, September 6: During his visit to Myanmar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has met the state counselor Aung San Suu Kyi. This is PM’s first bilateral visit to Myanmar. He hailed his meeting with Myanmar President U Htin Kyaw. As India and Myanmar being neighboring countries have similar security concerns, PM Modi said working together is important.
In a joint press statement, he said the rise in construction of roads, bridges, and highways, power links and connectivity are a step in the right direction and indicate a bright future for ties between India and Myanmar. It is necessary that India and Myanmar cooperate to ensure that the land and coastal borders share remain calm.
A Multi-faced relationship:
Several MouS have been exchanged between India and Myanmar. The MoUs include one between Election Commission of India and Union Election of Myanmar. An agreement has been decided for carrying out Cultural Exchange Programme for 2017-2020. The two press councils of the countries will work under a cooperation. Two MoUs have been signed in the sector of health.