Speaking in Washington, the Burmese leader urged businesses to invest in the Southeast Asian country as a way to advance its democratic transition.
Obama held one on one talks with his Burmese counterpart Thein Sein on Thursday in Naypyidaw.
The US President’s comments on state of political and economic change in Burma are eagerly anticipated.
Police and military line the streets of Burma’s capital, ahead of the East Asia Summit.
Suu Kyi says that the US and other ‘well-wishers’ have been overly optimistic as the pace of change in Burma slows.
Burma’s foreign minister Wanna Maung Lwin was in New York on Wednesday to address the United Nations General Assembly.
US President Barack Obama urges President Thein Sein to stop violence against Muslims in his country and institute economic and political reforms.
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U.S. President Barack Obama arrived in Burma today – the first visit by a serving U.S. president.
Today, Obama will become the first serving U.S. president to visit Burma where he’ll meet with President Thein Sein and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.