PM Modi meets Myanmar State Counsellor Suu Kyi

ANI | Updated: Sep 06, 2017 09:39 IST

Nay Pyi Taw [Myanmar], September 6 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday morning met with the State Counsellor of Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi, in Nay Pyi Taw.

The Prime Minister is currently in the second leg of his two-nation visit.

Earlier on Tuesday, Prime Minister Modi presented a reproduction of an 1841 map of a stretch of the River Salween and a sculpture of Bodhi tree to President of Myanmar U Htin Kyaw.

Prime Minister Modi took to Twitter and expressed his happiness: "Presented Myanmar President U Htin Kyaw a reproduction of a 1841 map of a stretch of the River Salween."

"Also presented President Htin Kyaw a sculpture of Bodhi tree."

Prior to this, Prime Minister Modi received a ceremonial reception at the Presidential Palace in Nay Pyi Taw, as he arrived on a two-day visit to Myanmar.

Prime Minister Modi will also pay a visit to Shwedagon Pagoda in Myanmar's Yangon. He had visited Myanmar earlier in 2014 for the ASEAN-India Summit, but this is his first bilateral visit.

Before heading for Myanmar, Prime Minister Modi visited China to attend the ninth BRICS Summit, wherein he held bilateral talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping. (ANI)

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