Myanmar Army Chief meets PM Modi, condemns terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

New Delhi [India], July 14 (ANI): Senior General U Min Aung Hliang, Commander-in-Chief of the Myanmar Defence Services called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi today. Condemning the recent terrorist attack on pilgrims of Amarnath Yatra, Senior General U Min Aung Hliang expressed his sincere condolences for the victims of the attack. The Prime Minister conveyed his condolences at the loss of lives of Myanmar armed forces personnel and their families in the tragic air crash of June 7 2017. Senior General U Min Aung Hliang briefed Prime Minister Modi about bilateral defence and security cooperation. The Prime Minister appreciated the close cooperation between the armed forces of India and Myanmar. The Prime Minister said that Myanmar is a key pillar of India's "Act East" Policy, and expressed his firm commitment to strengthen the bilateral relationship in all areas. (ANI)