Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte arrived in Nay Pyi Taw Sunday on an official visit to Myanmar, official sources mentioned.

Duterte’s two-day journey comes 4 years after former Myanmar President U Thein Sein visited the Southeast Asian member nation in December 2013.

Duterte is predicted to carry talks with present Myanmar President U Htin Kyaw and different excessive stage authorities officers, together with State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi.

The Philippines and Myanmar established diplomatic ties in 1956.

The Philippines ranks the 16th on the checklist of 49 international locations and areas making funding in Myanmar which can also be house to about 1,800 Filipinos working primarily in overseas corporations and worldwide organizations.

Duterte is to proceed to Thailand after Myanmar visit.