Articles tagged under: Myanmar

PM Narendra Modi meets Suu Kyi, discusses India-Myanmar relations

September 06, 2017
PM Narendra Modi meets Suu Kyi, discusses India-Myanmar relations

Nay Pyi Taw: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and the two leaders discussed ways to further cement the bilateral relations. "Prime Minister Modi and Councillor Aung San Suu Kyi meet in Myanmar, discuss further cementing of India-Myanmar relations," PMO said in a tweet. "Meeting a valued friend. Prime Minister Modi with the State Councillor Aung San Suu Kyi," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted. The prime mini...Read More

PM Narendra Modi to attend BRICS summit in China next week; will also visit Myanmar

August 29, 2017
PM Narendra Modi to attend BRICS summit in China next week; will also visit Myanmar

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to Xiamen in China to attend the BRICS summit which will be held from September 3-5, the Ministry of External Affairs said today. The announcement of Modi's visit comes a day after India and China ended their 73-day standoff in Dokalam by withdrawing their troops from the area. "At the invitation of the President of People's Republic of China, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Xiamen in China's Fujian province during September 3-5, ...Read More

Myanmar Defence Forces Chief visits Amul plant, Nano Factory and GERMI

July 10, 2017
Myanmar Defence Forces Chief visits Amul plant, Nano Factory and GERMI

Ahmedabad: Commander–in-Chief of Defence Forces of Myanmar Senior General Min Aung Hlaing today visited Amul Dairy plant at Anand, TATA NANO factory at Sanand and Gujarat Energy Research & Management Institute (GERMI) at Raysan near Gandhinagar. His wife visited the military station area here to see skill development center and ASHA school. Army spokesperson Wing Commander Abhishek Matiman today said that General Hlaing who arrived here yesterday with his wife and 15 other members of a...Read More

Suu Kyi will be on 4-day visit to India from Sunday

October 12, 2016

New Delhi: In her first visit after becoming State Counsellor, Myanmarese leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi will arrive in India on October 16 on a four-day trip during which she will attend BRICS-BIMSTEC Outreach Summit in Goa and hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on key bilateral and regional issues. Announcing her visit today, External Affairs Ministry said Suu Kyi, who will be here at the invitation of Modi, will pay a State Visit to India from October 17-19, 2016. The State visit...Read More

Narendra Modi holds bilateral talks with Suu Kyi, Geun-hye

September 08, 2016
Narendra Modi holds bilateral talks with Suu Kyi, Geun-hye

From Jaishree Balasubramanian Vientiane:Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi today met here on the sidelines of the ASEAN Summit. "An icon of democracy, a partner for development. State Counsellor of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted along with photos of the two leaders shaking hands and holding talks. Earlier, Modi also held bilateral talks with South Korean...Read More

Myanmar President U Htin Kyaw on four-day India visit from Saturday

August 24, 2016
Myanmar President U Htin Kyaw on four-day India visit from Saturday

New Delhi/Nay Pyi Daw: President of Myanmar U Htin Kyaw will pay a four-day state visit to India beginning Saturday with an aim to further expand the traditionally close relations between the two countries by stepping up engagement in diverse areas. It will be his first State visit after the assumption of office in March by the new government of Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy, bringing down curtains on five decades of military rule. The Myanmar President will be accompa...Read More

Swaraj to visit Myanmar next week

August 18, 2016
Swaraj to visit Myanmar next week

New Delhi:External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will visit Myanmar next week during which she will meet with the top leadership of the country including State Counsellor and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi. This would be India's first high profile visit after Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy party won a historic landslide election last year that finally brought an end to five decades of military rule. Swaraj will be in Myanmar on August 21 on a one-day visit. She was earlier ...Read More

India, Thailand, Myanmar to be connected with a 1400-km road

May 23, 2016

From Jaishree Balasubramanian Bangkok India, Thailand and Myanmar are working on a 1,400-kilometre long highway that will link India with Southeast Asia by land for the first time in decades, giving a boost to trade and cultural exchanges between the three countries. Indian Ambassador to Thailand Bhagwant Singh Bishnoi said 73 bridges in Myanmar, built more than seven decades ago during World War II, were being renovated with funding from India to allow vehicles to cross the highway safel...Read More

India plans to send NDRF teams to Myanmar for flood relief

August 04, 2015

New Delhi India plans to send NDRF teams to Myanmar to assist the neighbouring country in flood relief works, as rescuers in rain-battered nation are struggling to reach isolated regions. "We have readied NDRF teams with all necessary rescue and relief materials to send Myanmar. An aircraft is also being kept in readiness. We are awaiting for a formal communication," Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju told PTI tonight. A team of about 200 personnel of National Disaster Respon...Read More

After border ‘revenge’ mission, soldiers complained about leeches: Parrikar

August 03, 2015

Panaji  Indian soldiers, who had gone on a mission to track militants responsible for the killing of 18 Dogra Regiment soldiers near the Manipur border last month, came back unhurt - except from leech attacks in the jungle, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Saturday. "Some days back there was an operation on the border. 18 soldiers of the 6 Dogra Regiment were attacked by terrorists and were martyred. In the revenge (mission), not a single soldier was injured. But two to three came to...Read More

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