Aung San Suu Kyi visits India to attend BRICS outreach summit


Myanmar’s State Counselor and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi left for an official visit to India on Sunday, as per authority sources. Amid her visit, Suu Kyi will first go to the BIMSTEC-Retreat and BRICS-BIMSTEC Leaders’ Outreach Summit to be held in the west Indian condition of Goa. BIMSTEC, known as Bengal Initiative for Multi-sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation, bunches Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Nepal and Bhutan.

BRICS involves five noteworthy rising national economies – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. After the summit, she will keep on paying a three-day visit to India went for fortifying respective relations between the two nations. Suu Kyi’s first outing to India since her National League for Democracy (NLD) government took office on April 1 came under two months after Myanmar President U Htin Kyaw’s state visit to the neighbor in August.

Suu Kyi will approach President Pranab Mukherjee and have gatherings with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Indian authority sources said. As indicated by Myanmar official figures, India’s interest in Myanmar added up to 732.64 million US dollars as of the end of August, the ninth in Myanmar’s remote speculators line-up since late 1988 when the nation opened to such venture.

Reciprocal exchange between the two nations achieved 1.711 billion US dollars in the 2015-16 financial year. The two nations hope to build their reciprocal exchange to 10 billion US dollar by 2020.