Modi, Myanmar President hold talks

New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Visiting Myanmar President U Htin Kyaw on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here after which the two held bilateral talks.

“Paving a new road of friendship btw #IndiaMyanmar.PM @narendramodi receives President U Htin Kyaw at Hyderabad House,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted along with pictures of the two leaders.

Some bilateral agreements are set to be inked after the talks.

Earlier, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj called on the Myanmar President.

In the morning, President Kyaw was accorded a ceremonial welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here.

President Kyaw, who is on a four-day visit, was in Bodh Gaya in Bihar on Saturday and later visited the Taj Mahal in Agra on Sunday.

This is the first presidential visit from Myanmar to India after Nobel laureate Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) came to power in March this year.



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