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President Kovind in Myanmar, India's Act East Policy to get boost

ANI  |  Nay Pyi Taw [Myanmar] 

Ram Nath Kovind's 5-day long visit to continues "India's high-level engagement with under the Act East Policy and Neighbourhood First Policy."

Kovind arrived in on Monday along with the They were received at the airport by U Kyaw Tin, Minister for International Cooperation and Myo Thein Gyi, Union

"Kovind is undertaking the visit to continue India's high-level engagement with Myanmar under the Act East Policy and Neighbourhood First Policy," said (MEA).

During his maiden visit to Myanmar, President Kovind will meet with Daw Suu Kyi on Tuesday. He will be accorded a ceremonial welcome at Nay Pyi Taw, which will be followed by delegation-level talks with his Myanmar counterpart Win Myint.

Several agreements are also expected to be signed during President Kovind's two-city visit to Myanmar.

President Kovind and will then emplane for on the same day. Upon their arrival, they will lay a wreath at the Martyr's Mausoleum, which is the resting place of Aung San, Daw Suu Kyi's late father, a statement issued by the MEA mentioned.

On December 13, the will visit the and the Mazaar of last Mughal

President Kovind will then inaugurate 'Enterprise India' exhibition. This is an exhibition being set up by the (CII) of about 50 Indian companies ranging from very large companies to small enterprises to showcase Indian and

After this, the will visit the On the morning of December 14, President Kovind and First Lady will depart for after completing their engagements in Myanmar.

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First Published: Mon, December 10 2018. 22:55 IST