The burning issue of the Rohingyas and India's infrastructure projects are expected to figure during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's three-day visit to Myanmar.
Act East policy: India seeks deepening ties with Myanmar as Narendra Modi embarks on first State visit in September
Modi’s visit has special significance as Myanmar is considered a key pillar in India’s Act East policy for greater integration with South East Asia.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Xiamen in China in September for a BRICS summit paving the way for Modi and Xi Jinping's meet after the India China tensions following the Doka La standoff, media reports said.
Suu Kyi 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.
Suu Kyi, whose National League for Democracy brought down curtains on five decades of military rule, is the country's State Counsellor and Foreign Minister
India and Myanmar signed four key aggrements following the bilateral talks, including ones on constructing 69 bridges on the trilateral highway connecting India, Myanmar and Thailand and cooperation in the field of renewable energy.
Incidentally, Swaraj's visit comes just days after Suu Kyi made a high-profile trip to China.
The bill outlining her advisory role enables Suu Kyi to wield influence over parliament and the cabinet in a position officially called "state counsellor".
This extraordinary moment in Myanmar's history is a testament to its people, institutions, and leaders, said US President Barack Obama
U Htin Kyaw of the National League for Democracy (NLD), led by Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi, was sworn in on Wednesday as Myanmar's new president
Myanmar's Parliament of Representatives (Lower House) on Thursday appointed Aung San Suu Kyi as chairperson of the Joint Coordination Committee for Development of Parliamentary Affairs, according to the ruling National League for Democracy.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has congratulated Htin Kyaw for being elected as Myanmar's first civilian President in over five decades
Myanmar's president-elect U Htin Kyaw on Thursday submitted to the a proposal plan of forming the new government to the Union Parliament, as part of the process in preparation for taking office.
U Htin Kyaw will be the first civilian to lead Myanmar after over 50 years of military rule.
Myanmar's House of Representatives (Lower House) on Friday elected U Htin Kyaw of the ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) as one of the three vice presidents to be submitted to the two-house parliament for presidential run after qualification scrutiny.