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India and Myanmar Sign five agreements

India and Myanmar Sign five agreements
2010-07-30 05:45:55 - 30 July 2010 New Delhi Nksagar - Sagar Media Senior General Than Shwe received a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan on 27 July 2010. He was received by the President of India, who hosted a banquet in his honour. Shri M. Hamid Ansari, Vice President of India, Shri S. M. Krishna, External Affairs Minister and Smt. Sushma Swaraj, Leader of Opposition called on Senior General Than Shwe. Senior General Than Shwe had a meeting with the Prime Minister of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh, which was followed by delegation level talks.

India and Myanmar has signed series of Mou according to a press release by India's Ministry of External Affairs, the two countries agreed to enhance their economic and defense cooperation, among other areas.Both signed a treaty for mutual assistance in criminal matters and cooperation in science and technology. The agreements also include three MoUs offering India's assistance in implementation…

New Delhi red-carpet welcome to Gen Than

25 July 20110 -New Delhi - Sagar Media -Nksagar -: Myanmar's ruling military junta Gen Than Shwe arrives in India on Sunday for a state visit during which the two countries are expected to forge closer security and economic ties.Shwe begins his five-day visit at Bodh Gaya tomorrow before arriving in Delhi on Tuesday to a red-carpet welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhawan.

General to hold talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on economic and security co-operation and a series of trade deals are expected to be signed during the visit.Shwe is also expected to seek India's help to restore the famous Buddhist pagoda, Ananda Temple, in Myanmar.Shwe, who is Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC), will meet also meet
President Pratibha Patil, and External Affairs Minister S M Krishna.

Gen Than Shwe arrived Bodh Gaya,the Buddhist pilgrimage sacred city to begin his five-day tour is located in the eastern state of Bihar. Later general is scheduled to fly to New Delhi to…

Than Shwe new political outfit USDP

Union Solidarity and Development Association led by Senior General Than Shwe is in the process of disbanding and its assets are being transferred to sister political group, the Union Solidarity and Development Party, a party official said.

The dissolution of the often violent USDA, which has stood as a nationalist social organisation for 17 years, will result in its merger with the recently established party led by serving Prime Minister Thein Sein, a well-placed source in the Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) campaign team told Mizzima. Observers say his recent resignation as an army general was designed to give the appearance of distance between the party and the ruling military junta.

“We will stand as a sole organisation called the USDP. The USDA will be no more. We are removing USDA signboards from all our offices across the country and those who want join our party can join and those who do not can do as they wish”, the party official said.

Removal of the USDA signb…

General Than Shwe to visit India

Myanmar head of state Senior General Than Shwe will be undertaking a crucial visit to India later this month as he tries to garner international support for his regime's efforts to bring about what he calls "disciplined democracy".Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) has rejected the regime's move a decision that is said to have split the NLD with another group willing to contest the polls.
Than Shwe have ordered his cabinet colleagues to take retirement from the military ahead of the polls in order to provide a civilian veneer to the current regime but this decision has apparently not gone down well with his colleagues as 25 per cent seats in the new parliament are reserved for serving military officers.
Than Shwe heads to New Delhi to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and do the Buddhist circuit thus to improve his International relations.
India,moving ahead in improving road connectivity and reopening the historic Stillwell Road. India in th…