Indian Envoy Meets Myanmar Deputy PM, Discusses Multifaceted Relations

Indian Ambassador to Myanmar, Abhay Thakur, conferred with Myanmar Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Than Swe in Naypyidaw on Tuesday. They exchanged views on multifaceted relations between the two nations, local media reported.

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During the meeting, Thakur additionally offered a duplicate of his credentials to Myanmar’s Deputy PM.

Indian Embassy shared particulars of their assembly on X, saying, “Amb. @AmbAbhayThakur met H.E. U Than Swe, Dy. Prime Minister & International Minister in Naypyitaw right this moment. That they had a wide-ranging dialogue on varied elements of the multifaceted relations between India and Myanmar. Amb. additionally offered a duplicate of his Credentials to him.”

The Indian Embassy additional mentioned that the envoy additionally met Everlasting Secretary, Daw Marlar Than Htike, Director Normal of the Protocol Division, U Wunna Han and DG Political, U Than Htwe on the MFA, Myanmar on Tuesday.

Final month, Abhay Thakur was appointed as the following Ambassador of India to Myanmar, the Ministry of Exterior Affairs mentioned in a press launch.

In response to MEA, India-Myanmar relations are rooted in shared historic, ethnic, cultural and non secular ties. India and Myanmar share a protracted land border of over 1600 km and a maritime boundary within the Bay of Bengal.

“A big inhabitants of Indian origin (based on some estimates about 2.5 million) lives in Myanmar. India and Myanmar signed a Treaty of Friendship in 1951,” MEA added.

Excessive-level visits have been an everyday characteristic of India-Myanmar relations for a number of years.

The Authorities of India is actively concerned in over a dozen initiatives in Myanmar, each in infrastructural and non-infrastructural areas. These embrace upgradation and resurfacing of the 160 km. lengthy Tamu-Kalewa-Kalemyo highway; development and upgradation of the Rhi-Tiddim Highway in Myanmar; the Kaladan Multimodal Transport Venture; and many others.

Through the third India-Myanmar Joint Commerce Committee in October 2008, it was agreed that Border Commerce on the current factors could be upgraded to Regular Commerce in order to advertise bilateral commerce between the 2 nations. Notifications to this impact have been issued by either side.

India and Myanmar signed a border commerce settlement in 1994 and have two operational border trade points (Moreh-Tamu and Zowkhatar -Rhi on the 1643 km long border) ANI.

Tarah Nguyen