Suu Kyi given ceremonial welcome in Delhi

suu-kyiAfter participating in the BRICS-BIMSTEC Outreach Summit in Goa, Myanmarese leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi arrived in Delhi for an official three-day trip to India.

She was given a ceremonial welcome at the Rashtrapathi Bhavan. After taking a guard of honour, President Pranab Mukharjee has welcomed her and later described her as a symbol of democracy.

She is Myanmar’s State Councillor and Foreign Minister. “ It is a great pleasure for me to be back in India again especially in Delhi where I spent so many years. I look forward to better relationships between our two countries because every time I come back to India, I realize how close we are to one another, and how much I believe that our friendship will stand the test of time,” she said during her welcome.

She met Prime Minister Modi and exchanged views on trade and business along with cross border terrorism.

Suu Kyi, who arrived in New Delhi yesterday for a three-day visit to Delhi also met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

Medaram Jathara

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