'Peace talk' on agenda for Yogi in his maiden foreign visit to Myanmar
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will be visiting neighbouring country Myanmar from August 5-7 to attend a conference on International Peace and Environmental Protection.
This will be his first foreign tour after assuming office as CM of India's most populous state. He assumed office on 26, March 2017.
Adityanath will be the chief guest at a two-day national conference organised by the Vivekananda International Foundation in Myanmar.
The conference will see discussion on "Dialogue for Peace, Harmony and Security- A Global Initiative for Conflict Avoidance and Environment Consciousness" at the Sitagu International Buddhist Academy (SIBA) in Yangon where Adityanath will be joining other dignitaries on the dais.
A possible engagements with the senior leadership in Myanmar is on the cards.
Interestingly, Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently described Myanmar as a key pillar of India's 'Act East' policy.
India and Myanmar are commitment to strengthen the bilateral relationship in all areas.