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India to train Myanmarese military personnel

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Commander-in-Chief of Myanmar's armed forces Vice Senior General Miu Aung Hlaing held discussions with Defence Minister A K Antony, Navy Chief Admiral Nirmal Verma, IAF Chief Air Chief Marshal N A K Browne and Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh today, officials said.

They said that during the talks, India assured support to Myanmar in training its personnel.

The Myanmarese general will also visit Eastern Army Command in Kolkata, Eastern Naval Command at Visakhapatnam and some of the DRDO labs in Banaglore.

Prime Minister Manmohan had visited Myanmar in May, the first such visit by an Indian PM to Myanmar in 25 years.

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First Published: Fri, August 03 2012. 22:05 IST