President Barack Obama meets Aung San Suu Kyi on historic Burma visit

1. President Barack Obama’s historic visit to Burma is meant to show America’s support for the country’s transition to democracy.

President Barack Obama meets Aung San Suu Kyi on historic Burma visit

2. Myanmar was under military rule for a half-century until last year when a nominally civilian government took office and stunned.

President Barack Obama meets Aung San Suu Kyi on historic Burma visit

3. President Barack Obama is accompanied by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.

President Barack Obama meets Aung San Suu Kyi on historic Burma visit

4. Obama’s short visit will be confined to Rangoon, the main city where the military brutally crushed pro-democracy uprisings in the past.

President Barack Obama meets Aung San Suu Kyi on historic Burma visit

5. US President Barack Obama receives a bunch of flowers on arrival in Burma.

President Barack Obama meets Aung San Suu Kyi on historic Burma visit

6. US security agents on watch for threats from the front lawn of the home of Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, just prior.

President Barack Obama meets Aung San Suu Kyi on historic Burma visit

7. Students wave flags as they wait to welcome the arrival of U.S. President Barack Obama at Rangoon International Airport in Burma

President Barack Obama meets Aung San Suu Kyi on historic Burma visit

8. Burmese citizens line the streets as U.S. President Barack Obama’s motorcade drives through Rangoon

President Barack Obama meets Aung San Suu Kyi on historic Burma visit

9. President Barack Obama (L) is greeted by Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi (R) at her residence in Rangoon

President Barack Obama meets Aung San Suu Kyi on historic Burma visit

10. Local residents gather outside Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s and wait for the arrival of US President Barack Obama

President Barack Obama meets Aung San Suu Kyi on historic Burma visit