Aung San Suu Kyi has said she supports Mr Cameron's decision: "I support the suspending rather than the lifting of sanctions." She said that it would send a message to the Government that the work of reforming the political system is not complete.
The Prime Minister said he would agree to a suspension of sanctions against Burma during a historic visit to the former colony
The democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi lived in the UK before becoming the head of the Burmese opposition movement.
Early this morning David Cameron will set foot in a country no British Prime Minister has visited for more than six decades.