Foreign Secretary Shringla emphasises India's interest in seeing Myanmar's return to democracy at earliest

Shringla is on a two-day visit, in the first such high-level outreach from India after Myanmar's military deposed the democratically-elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi in a coup.

Published: 23rd December 2021 01:59 PM  |   Last Updated: 23rd December 2021 01:59 PM   |  A+A-

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla (Photo| Twitter/ @MEAIndia)

By PTI

NAYPYIDAW: Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla has emphasised India's interest in seeing Myanmar's return to democracy at earliest as he called on the Chairman, State Administrative Council and other senior representatives in the country.

Shringla is here on a two-day visit, in the first such high-level outreach from India after Myanmar's military deposed the democratically-elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi in a coup on February 1.

During his visit, he called on the Chairman, State Administrative Council and other senior representatives and held meetings with members of civil society and political parties, including the National League for Democracy, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said in a statement.

Shringla stressed the need to put an end to any violence and maintain peace and stability in border areas with India, it said.

He said that as a democracy and close neighbour, India has been involved in democratic transition process in Myanmar.



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