Jul 18, 2022
In Welcome to the Forum
At the invitation of Indian President Ram Nath Kovind, Myanmar President Win Myint paid a state visit to New Delhi, India from February 26 to 29. The two sides signed 10 agreements. The content of the agreement mainly covers how to promote cooperation between the two sides in the fields of energy, trade, development, national defense, and combating terrorism. Among them, the five memorandums of understanding (MoUs) focus on petrochemical products, human trafficking prevention, combating illegal illegal timber cultivation, and tiger protection. and other wildlife, communications and medical research topics. In addition, the banner design government of India will provide $5 million in fiscal year 2020-2021 to fund the implementation of 29 other projects. According to the joint statement , the trip is intended to deepen the tradition of high-level interaction between the two sides, and is of great symbolic significance in demonstrating the friendly relations between the two countries. Especially on the issue of border security, Myanmar and India not only share a land border of about 1,624 kilometers and a maritime border in the Bay of Bengal, but the two countries are also harassed by ethnic armed groups. Organizing the use of its territory for hostile activities against the other side". Analysts pointed out that if Myanmar wants to counter China's growing influence, it must also deepen its relationship with India, which is from the high-profile visit to China and the 2011 Myanmar military government's top leader Than Shwe before his abdication in 2011. This can be seen in India, which means that the two countries are equally important to Myanmar. For India, Myanmar is of geopolitical importance, enabling New Delhi to promote its "Neighborhood First" and "Act East" policies, linking Southeast Asia and East Asia.