Narendra Modi meets Aung San Suu Kyi: See the gifts PM presented to president of Myanmar

By: | Updated: September 6, 2017 12:43 PM

PM Modi today met Myanmar's State Counsellor and Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi.

narendra modi, U Htin Kyaw, aung san suu kyi, myanmar, narendra modi in myanmar, modi myanmar, modi myanmar visitPrime Minister Narendra Modi being greeted in Myanmar. (Twitter/NarendraMod)

Modi in Myanmar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi presented a reproduction of a 1841 map of a stretch of River Salween to President of Myanmar U Htin Kyaw. Prime Minister also presented a sculpture of Bodhi tree to the Myanmar President. “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”, the Prime Minister tweeted from his account,” PM Modi tweeted.

This is PM Modi’s first bilateral visit to Myanmar. He had earlier visited the country in 2014 to attend the ASEAN-India Summit. Myanmarese president and Suu Kyi had visited India in 2016.

Here are both the gifts PM Modi presented to President of Myanmar:

  1. A reproduction of a 1841 map of a stretch of the River Salween
A sculpture of Bodhi tree.A reproduction of a 1841 map of a stretch of the River Salween.

2. A sculpture of Bodhi tree

narendra modi, U Htin Kyaw, aung san suu kyi, myanmar, narendra modi in myanmar, modi myanmar, modi myanmar visitA sculpture of Bodhi tree.

On Wednesday, PM Modi also met Myanmar’s State Counsellor and Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi. The two leaders discussed ways to further cement the bilateral relations between their countries. “Prime Minister Modi and Councillor Aung San Suu Kyi meet in Myanmar, discuss further cementing of India-Myanmar relations,” PMO tweeted.

“Meeting a valued friend. Prime Minister Modi with the State Councillor Aung San Suu Kyi,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted. PM Modi’s visit to Myanmar comes in the wake of a a spike in ethnic violence with Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state of Myanmar. PM Modi is expected to raise the issue of the exodus of the ethnic Rohingyas into neighbouring countries.

The government of India is also concerned about Rohingya immigrants in the country, and has been considering to deport them. Around 40,000 Rohingyas are believed to be illegally staying in India.

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