Better connectivity with NE in pipeline
Financial Express Mumbai|November 22, 2021
The India govt-sponsored Sittwe port project in Myanmar, nearing its end, is a vital part of the agenda to up trade with the 7 states and neighboring nations
INDRONIL ROYCHOWDHURY

A HOST OF ONGOING projects that seek to improve connectivity between the North East (NE) and the rest of India, with Kolkata serving as the hub of operations, are expected to boost trade with the landlocked seven sisters of the region, besides facilitating commerce with neighboring countries. The operationalization of the Sittwe port in Rakhine province of Myanmar, on which work is nearing its end, will serve as a vital step in that direction. The $120-mn Sittwe port is a part of the India-sponsored $448-mn Kaladan Multi-Modal Transit Transport Project (KMMTTP), which aims to connect Kolkata to the NE via the Bay of Bengal.

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