India, Myanmar, Thailand negotiating motor vehicles pact

Work on new structures to replace the World War era bridges is scheduled to commence in January 2018

GN Bureau | January 3, 2018


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The government of India is implementing two projects as part of Trilateral Highway between India, Myanmar and Thailand, parliament was informed on Wednesday.

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Union minister General VK Singh (Retd) said that these are construction of 69 bridges on the Tamu-Kyigone-Kalewa section and upgradation of 120.74 km road on the Kalewa-Yargi section in Myanmar. Work has been awarded in October/December 2017 through open tendering.

Work on new structures to replace the World War era bridges is scheduled to commence in January 2018.

The construction work is scheduled to be completed in 36 months.

The minister said that India, Myanmar and Thailand are negotiating a Motor Vehicles Agreement for facilitating movement of vehicles across their borders. Myanmar has conveyed that it would proceed with this Agreement once it has comprehensively reviewed the implementation of similar arrangements it has with other countries.

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