India-Myanmar Current Affairs - 2020

Kilo Class Submarine INS Sindhuvir- India will deliver it to Myanmar

India have decided to transfer one of its kilo-class submarines named INS Sindhuvir to the Myanmar Navy. This is a significant step as Myanmar Navy would be getting its first ever submarine. Highlights The decision was taken to take forward the India’s commitment to building capacities and self-reliance in the neighbouring countries.  The decision also comply with Read More…

India- Myanmar agreed to operationalize Sittwe Port.

Ministry of External Affairs have notified that India and Myanmar have agreed to operationalise the Sittwe port in the Rakhine state by first quarter of 2021. This decision was taken after a two day long visit of Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General M M Naravane and Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla to Myanmar on Read More…

India-Myanmar reviewed their Bilateral Relations

The 19th round of Foreign Office Consultations between India and Myanmar was held on October 1, 2020 in virtual mode.  Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla led the Indian delegation while the Myanmar delegation was led by Permanent Secretary, U Soe Han. Highlights During the consultations, countries reviewed the entire gamut of relations. They reviewed their Read More…

Bangladesh: Rohingyas to be relocated to Bashan Char Island

The Bangladesh Government is to relocate Rohingyas to the newly built facility at the Bashan Char Island. This is being done to provide a better place of living for the refugee community from Myanmar. Highlights The transfer of the refugees is to begin after the Monsoon season if they find the new facility better than Read More…

Protected Area Permits stopped in Arunachal to prevent Corona Virus

With the number of infections raising in India to 34, the Ministry of Home Affairs recently stopped issuing Protected Area Permits (PAPs) in Arunachal Pradesh. Highlights The step is being taken as it was learnt that the number of Corona Virus cases are increasing in India mainly because of persons with travel history. The GoI Read More…