In yet in history, India’s Prime Minister Manmohan Singh meet with Burma’s President Thein Sein on Monday for strategic talks over better joint relations in trade and energy sectors in wake of boosting security cooperation to kept away from rival China’s influences.
This visit is a historical moment in Indian economic as since 1987 in Rajiv Gandhi’s visit over 25 years, Mr. Singh is the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Myanmar held talks with Mr. Sein aiming a joint strategy to tackle terrorism and insurgency along their border.
While international community starts easing sanctions, Mr. Singh is the top visitor to Burma who is welcomed with a guard of honour in the capital Naypyidaw.
Delegates are seem to discuses all issues including bilateral, regional and international, while Me. Singh is expected to meet with opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday, hitting a high mark at its landmark visit.
It has been said that this talk would be an effort to ensure its support at all level for Myanmar’s further movement in wake of full democracy as improving links with the veteran activist.
Once again talks with its neighbour after dramatic reforms in the mid-1990s in Burma drew international criticism for it all eyes are set on a series of agreements between both nations.
Source reported that atleast 12 agreements are set to be inked, the big one is regarding major energy developments in the country after ended much dependences of military rule left Burma on Chinese support.
“It is necessary that both of us work out a joint strategy as to how to meet with these terror elements” External Affairs Minister S. M. Krishna told reporters just ahead of delegations.