Myanmar President Meets PM Modi In Delhi, Discusses Bilateral Issues

Myanmar President U Win Myint is scheduled to meet President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in the evening.

Myanmar President Meets PM Modi In Delhi, Discusses Bilateral Issues

Myanmar President U Win Myint had arrived in India on Wednesday

New Delhi:

Myanmar President U Win Myint met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Hyderabad House in New Delhi today and discussed a wide range of bilateral issues.

The visiting dignitary, earlier today, had called on External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar and received a ceremonial welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. He also laid a wreath at Rajghat, the samadhi of Mahatma Gandhi.

On Wednesday, the Union Cabinet had approved three Memorandum of understanding (MoU) for cooperation between India and Myanmar on combating timber trafficking, conservation of tigers and other wildlife and in the field of petroleum products and communications.

In the evening, the Myanmar President is scheduled to meet President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. Mr Myint is accompanied by his wife, Daw Cho Cho, in the tour.

He is also slated to visit Bodh Gaya. In the Buddhist holy city, the visiting dignitaries are expected to offer prayers at the Mahabodhi Temple. On Saturday evening, they are scheduled to visit the Taj Mahal in Agra. U Win Myint had arrived in India on Wednesday.

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