First Meeting of the India-Myanmar Joint Consultative Commission

15 July 2015
First Meeting of the India-Myanmar Joint Consultative Commission
Myanmar Foreign Minister Wunna Maung Lwin Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA

The first India-Myanmar Joint Consultative Commission (JCC) Meeting co-chaired by the External Affairs Minister of India and the Foreign Minister of Myanmar is scheduled to be held in New Delhi on 16 July according to a media release on 14 July.
H.E.U Wunna Maung Lwin, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Myanmar, will lead a high-level delegation to India for the meeting.
The JCC has been constituted under the Protocol on Consultations between the Ministry of External Affairs of India and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Myanmar signed during the visit of the Myanmar Foreign Minister to India in January 2003.
This first JCC meeting will review progress on bilateral initiatives in various sectors, identify thrust areas, and give directions for further growth of the bilateral partnership. The meeting would also provide a useful opportunity for an exchange of views on regional and international issues of mutual interest.
During his stay in India, the Foreign Minister of Myanmar will call on the Honourable Prime Minister of India. He is also scheduled to visit the Foreign Service Institute in New Delhi. He will also visit the historic city of Jaipur together with his delegation.