Published on Friday, 16 November 2012 17:03
Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi of the National League for Democracy met with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on November 14 during her visit to New Delhi.
During the meeting, they discussed important issues such as the democratisation process and national reconciliation in Myanmar, with Singh saying he welcomed the developments. The meeting lasted half an hour.
The two leaders also discussed the need for greater exchanges between the two countries.
During her visit, Suu Kyi paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat and then visited Shantivan to pay tribute to Jawaharlal Nehru.
The Nobel Peace laureate spent her formative years in India when her mother was Myanmar's ambassador to India and Nepal. She studied at the Convent of Jesus and Mary School and earned a degree in political science from the Lady Shri Ram College.
President Thein Sein visited India in October 2011 while Singh visited Myanmar in May 2012.
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