New Delhi: With the Doklam standoff resolved, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will head to China on September 3 to attend the BRICS Summit in Fujian province and also visit Myanmar on the way back, the External Affairs Ministry said on Tuesday.
According to a statement issued here, Modi will visit Xiamen in Fujian province from September 3 to 5 to attend the 9th BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) Summit.
India and China ended their over 70-day-long tense standoff in Doklam on Monday with both agreeing to withdraw troops from the disputed region ahead of the BRICS summit.
Modi will pay a state visit to Myanmar from September 5 to 7 on the invitation of Myanmar President U Htin Kyaw. This will be Prime Minister Modi’s first bilateral State visit to Myanmar.