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State Visit of the Prime Minister to Myanmar

May 24, 2012

  • At the invitation of the President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar H.E. U Thein Sein, the Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, accompanied by his wife Smt. Gursharan Kaur, will pay a State visit to Myanmar from May 27 to 29, 2012. He will also be accompanied by Shri S.M. Krishna, Minister of External Affairs of India and senior officials. A delegation of Indian business leaders will also visit Myanmar at the same time.
  • The visit to Myanmar by the Prime Minister will be the first by an Indian Prime Minister in 25 years. H.E. U Thein Sein, President of Myanmar, paid a State visit to India in October 2011.
  • During the visit, the Prime Minister and President Thein Sein will hold discussions in Nay Pyi Taw on bilateral, regional and other issues of mutual interest. The President will host a banquet in honour of the Prime Minister of India.
  • Apart from the official engagements in Nay Pyi Taw, the Prime Minister will also visit Yangon where he is expected to meet Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the Chairperson of the National League for Democracy and other prominent personalities. During his visit, the Prime Minister will also deliver a public address on the theme "India and Myanmar: A Partnership for Progress and Regional Development” at a function organized by the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce & Industry and the Myanmar Development Resource Institute. There will also be interactions between the business delegations of the two sides.
  • The Prime Minister would also visit the historic Shwedagon Pagoda and the Mazar of the last Mughal Emperor of India, Bahadur Shah Zafar, in Yangon. He would also interact separately with the Indian community in Myanmar.

New Delhi
May 24, 2012

Related Information:


India – Myanmar Relations: India – Myanmar Relations.pdf

EAM's statement to media prior to his departure for Myanmar

State Visit of the President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar (October 12-15, 2011)

Myanmar By-Elections

EAM's meeting with Myanmar Minister for Construction

India provides assistance of agricultural machinery and equipment worth $10 million to Myanmar

Visit of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Myanmar to India



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