India - Myanmar Relation

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Myanmar is situated between the fastest growing countries, India and China. The immediate neighbors with Myanmar are Thailand and Laos in the east and Bangladesh in the west. Myanmar is land bridge of India to ASEAN Region. Despite Geography Location and proximities, the origin of cultural relations between India and Myanmar can be traced back to 241BC, King Asoka. Since then, India-Myanmar relation has prevailing with cultural linkage, Buddhism Pilgrimage, and People to people contacts. During the pre Independence period,  Rabindranath Tagore visited Yangon in 1916 and 1924. Tagore describes the Shwedagon Pagoda was gladdened and responsive, there was no solitude, but there was privacy, no silence, but there was peace. Mahatma Gandhi visited Myanmar three occasions in 1902, 1915 and 1929.The first prime ministers of Myanmar and India, U Nu and Jawaharlal Nehru who were both democrats and had similar outlook on politics, a shared vworld view and a common sense of history. General Nay Win paid 11 official visits to India from 1959 - 1984. India Ghandi visited Myanmar in 1969.  After eighteen year long, Rajiv Gandhi, the Prime Minister of India undertook an official visit to Myanmar in 1987.  The current VVIP visits are as follows;

The State Visit to India

2004 - Senior General Than Shwe, Chairmam of SPDC
2008 - General Thein Sein, Prime Minister of Myanmar
2010 - Senior General Than Shwe, Chairmam of SPDC
2011 - U Thein Sein, President of Myanmar
2012 - U Thein Sein, President of Myanmar

2015

2016

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Dr. Sai Mauk Kham, Vice president of Myanmar

U Htin Kyaw, President of Myanmar

 

The State Visit to Myanmar

1965 - Lal Bahadur, Prime Minister of India
1969 - India Gandhi, Prime Minister of India
1987 - Rajiv Gandhi, Prime Minister of India.
2006 - Dr. A.PJ. Abdul Kalam, President of India
2012 - Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of India
2013 - Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of India
2014 - Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India

Myanmar Consuls General to Kolkata

 No  NAME  From  To
 1.  U Zeyar Oo  13 – 09 - 2002  19 – 05 - 2005
 2.  U Soe Paing  12- 01 - 2006  25 – 05 - 2009
 3.  U Sein Oo  26 – 05 - 2009  25 – 12 – 20 10
 4.  U Kyaw Swe Tint  03- 01 - 2011  04 – 07 - 2014
 5.  U Than Htwe  07 – 07 - 2014  05-09-2016

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