PM Modi leaves for Myanmar for first bilateral visitSeptember 05, 2017 13:04
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today left for Nay Pyi Taw for his first bilateral visit to Myanmar with an aim of charting a roadmap for closer cooperation between the two countries in areas like security and counter- terrorism. The Prime Minister left for Nay Pyi Taw, the capital city of Myanmar, from this southeastern Chinese city where he attended the annual BRICS summit and held talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin and other world leaders. Modi is scheduled to call on Myanmar President Htin Kyaw who is also hosting a banquet for him later today. The Prime Minister will hold wide-ranging talks with State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi tomorrow.