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QUESTION NO.2919 INDIA-MYANMAR ROAD PROJECT

March 19, 2020

RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.2919
TO BE ANSWERED ON 19.03.2020

INDIA-MYANMAR ROAD PROJECT

2919. SHRI KUMAR KETKAR: Will the Minister of EXTERNAL AFFAIRS be pleased to state: (a) the status of India-Myanmar border road; and(b) by when it is going to be completed?

ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
[SHRI V. MURALEEDHARAN]

(a) & (b) There is no border road project along the India-Myanmar border. Government of India is separately undertaking construction of Kaladan Multi Modal Transit Transport Project, which has a road component of 109 km, from Zorinpui in India to Paletwa in Myanmar. This Project, when completed, will improve connectivity with Myanmar, by creating a multi modal transport corridor for shipment of cargo from the eastern ports of India to Myanmar as well as to the North-Eastern region of India via Myanmar.

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