Myanmar president to visit Australia Sydney
Sydney - President Thein Sein is to become the first Myanmar head of state to visit Australia since 1974, officials said Monday.
The president will arrive Sunday for a three-day visit at the invitation of Prime Minister Julia Gillard.
Gillard met Thein Sein in November at the Asia-Europe summit in the Laotian capital Vientiane.
It was the first meeting between the leaders of Australia and Burma in nearly 30 years.//DPA