Myanmar President Htin Kyaw (R) and visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA)
– Myanmar and India have agreed to cooperate in countering terrorism, effectively implement existing projects and support each other at regional and international forums.

The consensus was reached at the talks between Myanmar President Htin Kyaw and visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 5.

The host thanked for India’s assistance in socio-economic development and infrastructure improvement.

He appreciated India’s Act East Policy and Neighbourhood First Policy, saying that these policies have helped tighten the friendship and expand the dialogue partnership between India and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

PM Modi pledged to intensify the two countries’ relations in the fields of infrastructure, information and health.

He expressed his hope that the two nations will strengthen cooperation in security, counter-terrorism, trade, investment, skill development, culture, infrastructure and energy.-VNA