Xiamen, 5 September(Wishav Warta): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday left for Nay Pyi Taw for his first bilateral visit to Myanmar with an aim of charting a roadmap for closer cooperation between the two countries in areas like security and counter- terrorism. “I thank the Chinese government and people for their warm hospitality during the BRICS Summit. Leaving for Myanmar for a bilateral visit,” Modi said in a tweet. The Prime Minister left for Nay Pyi Taw, the capital city of Myanmar, from this southeastern Chinese city where he attended the annual BRICS summit and held talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin and other world leaders. Modi is scheduled to call on Myanmar President Htin Kyaw who is also hosting a banquet for him later on Tuesday. The Prime Minister will hold wide-ranging talks with State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday.
PM Modi leaves for Myanmar