Myanmar President U Thein Sein met with visiting Indian Army chief Gen. Bikram Singh in the capital city of Nay Pyi Taw on October 30.

At the meeting, host and guest held discussions on the two countries’ bilateral cooperation, implementation of the agreements signed during the latest visits of the Myanmar President and Indian Prime Minister to each other's country, as well as India 's assistance to Myanmar's human resources development.

They also touched upon cooperation between the two armed forces, including India's offering of scholarships to Myanmar officers, and its assistance for Myanmar in modernising its armed forces.

Myanmar will help India crack down on Indian rebels in border areas, and control border security. The two sides will sign an agreement on cooperation in boundary affairs.

During his two-day visit to Myanmar, Gen. Bikram Singh plans to tour a number of defence establishments in the country.-VNA