India Prioritizing the India-Myanmar-Thailand Trilateral Highway

23 January 2018

Mr. Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Government of India, noted that the project to build a 1,400 kilometer-long India-Myanmar-Thailand Trilateral Highway is being given the highest priority by the Government. He added that the highway connecting India to Southeast Asia may be ready by December 2019.

The Government of India has 24 ongoing projects to build connectivity with Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is one of the institutions supporting India’s Ministry of Road, Transport, and Highways in implementing these projects.

 

Related link:

The Electronic Cargo Tracking System (ECTS) will be rolled out on pilot basis to facilitate the movement of...

Read More


The Rangpur Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) hosted a discussion on exploring Bangladesh-Nepal trade potential, with Bangladeshi...

Read More


India's momentous leap to rank 77 in the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business rankings was highlighted at...

Read More


This commentary by Mr. Md Neyamul Islam, Joint Commissioner, Customs House, Inland Container Depot in Dhaka, discusses how...

Read More


The Governments of India and Nepal have agreed to establish an energy banking mechanism that will enable both...

Read More



Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena and Mr. Takehiko Nakao, President, Asian ...

Read More