Arriving in Rangoon on 28 January 1976, Mrs Bandaranaike was hosted by the Prime Minister, Brigadier General Sein Win with whom discussions took place in the capital. Thereafter Mrs Bandaranaike travelled to Mandalay and then to Pagan where she met with the President of Burma, General Ne Win. During her visit, Mrs Bandaranaike also met
Mrs Bandaranaike visited Jakarta in January 1976 at the beginning of an East Asian tour. Hosted by Indonesian President Suharto, the visit provided the opportunity to strengthen relations between the two countries in light of their non-aligned stance and Ceylon’s presence and active participation in the 1955 Asian – African Conference in Bandung.