Early completion of Tri-lateral highway discussed
Early completion of the Tri-lateral highway between Moreh (India) to Maesot (Thailand) though Bagan (Myanmar) was one of the key issues discussed by the visiting Deputy Prime Minister Korbsak Sabhavasu. The Thai Dty PM met the Minister of Development of North East Region (NER) & Mines, BK Handique and said that the Thailand Govt is ready to involve the NER in its capacity development programme.
The Minister of Development of North East Region & Mines also informed the Thai Dty PM that a series of visits of high level delegations and business summits have been held with Thailand for promotion of trade and investment in NER. It has resulted in some MOUs and investments.
Both sides agreed that the focus in the trade and investment sector should be now to consolidate and carry forward the interactions that have started between the business communities of the two countries in the identified areas of infrastructure (roads, inland waterways, tourism, agro and food processing and energy (mini hydel projects).