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Aung Suu Kyi on three-day visit to India from Oct 17th

Updated: Oct 12, 2016 14:30 IST

New Delhi [India], Oct. 12 (ANI): At the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, State Counsellor of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi will visit India from October 17th to 19th.

She will be accompanied by several key Ministers and senior officials.

During her visit, Suu Kyi will call on the President Pranab Mukherjee and have meetings with Prime Minister Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj as well.

She will also attend a business event during which she will interact with leading Indian business leaders on ways of bolstering bilateral economic and commercial relations.

The visit of the State Counsellor will provide an opportunity for the two sides to discuss issues of mutual interest and seek ways to further strengthen the close and friendly ties that exist between the two countries.

Last month, Prime Minister Modi today met Suu Kyi on the sidelines of the 14th India-ASEAN Summit and the 11th East Asia Summit in Vientiane. (ANI)