NEW DELHI – India has offered to provide help with energy and agriculture in response to a request from visiting Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi for co-operation in building infrastructure in her country.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with Suu Kyi in New Delhi on Wednesday and also offered help in restoring pagodas damaged by a recent earthquake in Myanmar.
Modi said the two countries have similar security concerns and have agreed to work in close co-operation along their borders.
Suu Kyi also sought the help of India’s private sector, saying the people of Myanmar look forward to progress and improvement in their lives.
Her three-day visit to India ends later Wednesday.