Indian President Expresses Support for Myanmar During State Visit

Friday, December 14, 2018 - 14:15

YANGON—The visiting Indian President Ram Nath Kovind has expressed his support for the Myanmar government during a state visit this week amid growing domestic and international pressure.

The president is on his first official visit to Myanmar at the invitation of President U Win Myint for a five-day trip which began on Monday and will conclude on Friday.

“In India, we are aware of the challenges Myanmar faces in taking forward the peace process, national reconciliation and economic recovery. I want to tell you that the government and people of India stand by you,” said the Indian president at a dinner hosted by President U Win Myint on Tuesday.

The Irrawaddy (13 December 2018)