Your Excellency, the State Counsellor
Friends from media,
I came here in 2014 on the occasion of ASEAN summit, however, this is my first bilateral visit to the golden land of Myanmar. But I’m feeling at home due to the warm welcome accorded to me. I’m grateful to the government of Myanmar for this.
Your courageous leadership of Myanmar peace process is praiseworthy. We thoroughly understand the challenges that you have been facing. We are partners in your concerns over the loss of lives of security forces and innocent people due to the extremist violence in Rakhine State.
Be it a large peace process or be it to resolve a specific problem, we hope that all the stakeholders can work together in the direction to find such a solution that will ensure peace, justice and dignity for all by respecting the unity and territorial integrity of Myanmar.
I believe that India’s democratic experience is also relevant for Myanmar. And therefore we are pride of our comprehensive cooperation in the capacity building of the institutions like the executive, the legislature, election commission and press council. Our interests in the area of security are common as neighbors. It’s essential that we work together to ensure the stability of our long territorial and coastal borders. The construction of roads and bridges, links in the field of energy and our efforts to boost connectivity indicate in the direction of a good future. We have completed the work on the Sittwe port and Paletwa Inland Waterways Terminal in Kaladan project. And the work on road component has started. In order to meet the requirement of Upper Myanmar, two way movement of high speed diesel trucks have started from India. Development of high quality health, education and research facilities in Myanamar under our development partnership is a cause of happiness. In this context, Myanmar Institute of Information Technology and Advanced Centre for Agricultural Research and Education are worthy of special mention. Both of these are emerging as the main centers of education. In the future, our projects will only be according to the needs and priorities of Myanmar. The agreements signed by us today between our two countries will further strengthen our multifaceted bilateral cooperation.
I am happy to announce that we have decided to give gratis visa to all citizens of Myanmar who are interested in coming to India. I am also happy to state that we have decided to release 40 citizens of Myanmar who are currently lodged in the jails of India. We hope that they will soon be able to meet with their families in Myanmar.
My time in Nay Pyi Taw was very meaningful. I am also very excited about my remaining stay in Myanmar. Today I will go to the Anand Temple in the Bagan. The renovation work of Ananda Temple and other historic and cultural buildings is being carried out with the help of India to repair the damages caused to them due last year’s earthquake. Apart from meeting the community of Indian origin people in Yangon, I will also pay my tributes at the monuments of religious and historical importance. I believe that in the coming time, we will work together to build a strong and close partnership for our mutual benefit.
Cheju Tin Ba De.
2014 में ASEAN Summit के अवसर पर मेरा यहां आना हुआ था, परन्तु स्वर्णिम भूमि म्यांमार की यह मेरी पहली द्विपक्षीय यात्रा है: PM @narendramodi— PMO India (@PMOIndia) September 6, 2017
Myanmar peace process का आपके द्वारा साहसिक नेतृत्व प्रशंसनीय है। जिन चुनौतियों का आप मुकाबला कर रही हैं, हम उन्हें पूरी तरह समझते हैं: PM— PMO India (@PMOIndia) September 6, 2017
पड़ोसी होने के नाते, सुरक्षा के क्षेत्र में हमारे हित एक जैसे ही हैं: PM @narendramodi— PMO India (@PMOIndia) September 6, 2017
यह ज़रूरी है कि हम अपनी लंबी ज़मीनी और समुद्री सीमा पर सुरक्षा और स्थिरता बनाए रखने के लिए मिलकर काम करें: PM @narendramodi— PMO India (@PMOIndia) September 6, 2017
सड़कों और पुलों का निर्माण, उर्जा के links, और connectivity बढ़ाने के हमारे प्रयास, एक अच्छे भविष्य की ओर संकेत करते हैं: PM @narendramodi— PMO India (@PMOIndia) September 6, 2017
Upper Myanmar की जरूरतों को पूरा करने के लिए भारत से high speed diesel ट्रकों द्वारा आना शुरू हो चुका है: PM @narendramodi— PMO India (@PMOIndia) September 6, 2017
हमारी development partnership के तहत म्यांमार में उच्च कोटि की स्वास्थ्य, शिक्षा तथा अनुसंधान की सुविधाओं का विकास प्रसन्नता का विषय है: PM— PMO India (@PMOIndia) September 6, 2017
मुझे यह घोषणा करते हुए खुशी हो रही है कि हमने भारत आने के इच्छुक म्यांमार के सभी नागरिकों को gratis visa देने का निर्णय लिया है: PM— PMO India (@PMOIndia) September 6, 2017