09th Aug : News Express 24 :-
The Indo-Myanmar Friendship Bridge, which connects India and Myanmar with each other, has formally opened the government there. After opening this border in Moree, adjacent to the border of Manipur, any Indian going to Myanmar will no longer need special permit.
This border opened with India, with the launch of a grand program in Tamu in Myanmar on Wednesday. The opening of this boundary, important in the case of bilateral relations between the two countries, is being seen as a historical and positive start. On May 11, during the visit of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to Myanmar, an agreement was reached between the two countries in connection with the opening of this border between Nepal and Nepal.
Manipur: Land route between India and Myanmar was officially opened, earlier today, in a ceremony held at Moreh, located in the Tengnoupal district. pic.twitter.com/djJWsTf6Kw
— ANI (@ANI) August 8, 2018
In addition to this, the border of India (Myanmar border) and the Rakhavdar (Chin province) and Jokhavatar (Mizoram), which were extended to the Myanmar border, have been opened besides the Tamu-Moreah border. Under this agreement, the citizens of both countries through a pass on the border, without a permit 16 km in each other’s borders Will be able to go up to.
It is notable that India and Myanmar have already taken the initiative to improve road connectivity between the two countries. Under which renovation of two major projects and 69 bridges will be completed by 2020.
Significantly, Myanmar is one of the strategically important neighboring countries of India and shares a 1,640 kilometer long range from India. Many states of the northeast including the militants affected Nagaland and Manipur are engaged in the Myanmar border. The opening of the border between the two countries under Modi Act of East Pakistan was an important agreement which has been implemented.
Apart from this, the three countries are working together on the ambitious Indo-Myanmar-Thailand trilateral international highway. The work of 1400 kms of this highway is likely to be completed by 2019. This will increase the business, business, health, education and tourism sector of the three countries. This ambitious plan is important in terms of the growing influence of China, which is expanding its economic and strategic through the forest belt one road.