LIVE: 10 major points of Modi-Aung San Suu Kyi joint statement

PM Narendra Modi arrived here on the second leg of his two-nation trip during which he travelled to southeastern Chinese city Xiamen where he attended the annual BRICS summit and held talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin and other world leaders. Modi had said India and Myanmar will look at strengthening existing cooperation in areas of security and counter-terrorism, trade and investment, infrastructure and energy, and culture.

Here are the 10 major points conveyed by PM Narendra Modi and State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi in their joint press statement:

-We hope that all stakeholders together can find a way out in which unity and territorial integrity of Myanmar is respected: PM Modi

-At the same time we can have peace, justice, dignity and democratic values for all: PM Modi

-We share your concerns about extremist violence in Rakhine state and violence against security forces & how innocent lives have been affected-PM

-Citizens of Myanmar who wish to visit India will be given gratis visas, and 40 Myanmarese citizens in Indian jails will be released: PM Modi

-Your (Aung San Suu Kyi) courageous leadership to the Myanmar peace process needs to be lauded: PM Modi


-Together we will ensure that terror is not allowed to take roots in our country, on our soil or in neighboring countries: Aung San Suu Kyi

-India to grant Gratis Visa to Myanmarese citizens who wish to visit the country: PM Modi

- Would like to thank India for taking a strong stand on the terror threat that Myanmar faced recently: AungSanSuuKyi.

-India stands with Myanmar over the issue of violence in the Rakhine state which has led to loss of innocent lives: PM

-It is important to maintain security and stability along the long land and maritime borders of India and Myanmar: PM