Modi visits Shwedagon Pagoda in Myanmar
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday visited the 2,500-year-old Shwedagon Pagoda, considered to be the pinnacle of Myanmar’s cultural heritage.
Mr. Modi paid his respects at the pagoda on the last day of his three-day first bilateral visit to this Buddhist-majority country.
He also planted a Bodhi tree sapling at the pagoda complex, signifying common cultural heritage.
“A moment with timelessness” PM @narendramodi visits 2,500-years-old Shwedagon Pagoda, considered to be the pinnacle of Myanmar’s cultural heritage,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted.