Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday described Myanmar as a "key pillar" of India's 'Act East' policy and expressed his firm commitment to strengthening the bilateral relationship between the two countries with respect to all areas.
Hliang briefed the prime minister about bilateral defence and security cooperation, the statement said.
The prime minister appreciated the close cooperation between the armed forces of India and Myanmar, it added.
During the meeting, Myanmar's military chief condemned the recent terrorist attack on pilgrims of Amarnath yatra in Kashmir and expressed his sincere condolences for the victims, the statement said.
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