Activists on Tuesday urged Myanmar President Thein Sein to "turn his words into action" after the former general promised to free all political prisoners by the end of the year.
Mynamar`s leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi declared her intention to run for President in 2015 and sought amendment to country`s Constitution under which she is not eligible to contest.
US President Barack Obama praised the leadership of his Myanmar counterpart Thein Sein for successfully leading his country towards democracy.
U Thein Sein made the call at the meeting with national races affairs ministers from regions and states in Nay Pyi Taw, said the New Light of Myanmar.
Myanmar President U Thein Sein had a rare meeting Saturday with leaders of the country`s 14 political parties in the capital Nay Pyi Taw, Xinhua reported.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh held extensive talks with Myanmar President Thein Sein, drawing up a roadmap for future course of bilateral ties.
Thein Sein pledged to establish a "healthy democracy" after nearly half a century of iron-fisted military rule.
Myanmar`s President has even dangled the possibility of giving opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi a Cabinet post.
Indian PM offered visiting Myanmar President USD 500 million in credits for infrastructure projects.
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is likely to meet President Thein Sein for the first time.
Myanmar`s President Thein Sein says the strengthening local currency is hurting the economy.
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