YANGON, (PNA/Xinhua) –Prime Minister of Timor-Leste Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao will pay a goodwill visit to Myanmar soon, said an official announcement from Nay Phi Taw Monday without specifying the date of his visit.
Gusmao, who is also minister of Defense and Security, will pay the visit at the invitation of Myanmar President U Thein Sein.
Timor-Leste has few links with Myanmar. However, former Myanmar Foreign Minister U Nyan Win visited the country in August 2010.
Timor-Leste, which established diplomatic relations with Myanmar in September 2006, has its embassy based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.