Chinese President Xi Jinping and Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi shake hands at the Presidential Palace in Naypyidaw. Photo: Reuters

Xi Jinping arrives in Myanmar for visit that aims to cement ties

  • Chinese president is to meet the country’s de facto head of government, Aung San Suu Kyi, to discuss Belt and Road Initiative deals
  • Beijing has shown support for Myanmar’s government as pressure from the West grows about its treatment of the Rohingya minority
Topic |   Myanmar
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi shake hands at the Presidential Palace in Naypyidaw. Photo: Reuters
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