Friday, May 26, 2017

U Kyaw Tin attends 16th round of Myanmar- India Foreign Office Consultations

 May 25, 2017
Minister of State for Foreign Affairs U Kyaw Tin and Foreign Secretary of the Republic of India H.E. Dr. S. Jaishankar attended the 16th round of Myanmar- India Foreign Office Consultations held at the Ayeyawaddy Meeting Hall of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Nay Pyi Taw, at 11:15 hours on 25th May 2017.

Together with the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, representatives from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Home Affairs, the Ministry of Defence, the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation, the Ministry of Electric Power and Energy, the Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population, the Ministry of Commerce, the Ministry of Planning and Finance, the Ministry of Construction, and the Indian Delegation led by H.E. Dr. S. Jaishankar, Foreign Secretary of India were present.

At the consultations, both sides cordially discussed a wide range of issues on bilateral relations and multi-faceted cooperation, including exchange of goodwill visits, security and border management, enhancing connectivity, boundary issues, ongoing projects between the two countries, promotion of trade and investment, cooperation in various sectors including tourism, cultural and consular affairs.

As regards boundary issues, both sides agreed to mutually respect already- demarcated boundary between the two countries; to conduct joint inspections for resolving outstanding boundary issues; erecting subsidiary pillars; to raise public awareness about the demarcated boundary among the local populace of the border areas, and to commence demarcation of disputed border areas as early as possible.

Afterwards, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs hosted a luncheon in honour of the Indian delegation led by the Foreign Secretary at Park Royal Hotel, Nay Pyi Taw.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Ref; The Global New Light of Myanmar

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