Modi arrives at Myanmar for Asean Summit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday set off on a tour which will take him to key summits and bilateral talks in Myanmar, Australia and Fiji.Modi met Myanmar's President Then Sein at the Presidential Palace shortly after his arrival at the Nay Pyi Taw international airport.After his 45-minute meeting, Modi tweeted that he had a “very good” meeting with President Thein Sein. “We had extensive discussions covering various aspects of our bilateral relations,” he said.

In Myanmar, Modi will attend the Asean-India summit and the East Asia Summit on Wednesday and Thursday. He will then visit Australia - the first by an Indian PM in 28 years - to attend the G20 summit, before going on to Fiji.