President Kovind Embarks On 4-Day Visit to Myanmar

President Ram Nath Kovind and first lady Savita Kovind left for a 4-day visit to Myanmar. During his stay, the President will visit capital Nay Pyi Taw and Yangon, and interact with his counterpart U Win Myint and State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi.

The president will also hold a high-level delegation meeting. Myanmar is a country where India’s “Act East” and “Neighbourhood First” policies intersect.

Source- AIR World Service

Static/Current Takeaways Important For IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2018:

  • Myanmar (Burma) Capital: Naypyidaw, Currency: Burmese kyat.
  • Myanmar is the only ASEAN member state that is both a land and maritime neighbor of India.

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