In Pics: Narendra Modi in Myanmar
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met Myanmar's President U Thein Sein to begin a string of bilateral meetings with over 40 world leaders during his 10-day three-nation tour on the margins of key multilateral summits here and in Australia and a visit to Fiji.
Modi met Then Sein at the Presidential Palace here shortly after his arrival at the Nay Pyi Taw international airport where he was given a guard of honour and greeted by young boys and girls in traditional costumes. He was welcomed by Myanmar's Health Minister Than Aung.
After his 45-minute meeting, Modi tweeted that he had a "very good" meeting with President Thein Sein. "We had extensive discussions covering various aspects of our bilateral relations," he said.