Sittwe Port connecting Myanmar-Mizoram prepared for operation: Minister Sarbananda Sonowal | Popgen Tech


Sittwe Port connecting Myanmar-Mizoram ready for operation: Minister


The Sittwe port, which can join Paletwa metropolis within the Chin state of Myanmar with Mizoram, is developed and prepared for operation. The port, on the mouth of the Kaladan River, will present another path to India’s landlocked northeastern states.

Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal mentioned, “Sittwe Port is developed and prepared for operation. This challenge is managed by the Union Ministry of Exterior Affairs (MEA). We have been additionally tasked with constructing infrastructure and dredging, which we did properly.”

“Mizoram and different states will profit loads from this challenge. There’s a little bit of a street connectivity drawback in Myanmar, as soon as that is accomplished the whole lot will likely be there,” Mr Sonowal mentioned.

A 117 km two-lane freeway close to Lawngtlai (Mizoram) on the Myanmar border to offer street hyperlink to Sittwe port in Myanmar is being developed.

The challenge envisages from Sittwe Port to Kaletwa, transportation will likely be by waterway and from Kaletwa to India-Myanmar border transportation will likely be by street. The Kaladan River has a tidal distinction of two.9 meters, issues begin throughout winter when the reservoirs within the river have much less water. The challenge made the river navigable all year long.

Mr. Sonowal mentioned that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unveil the foundations for 2 main initiatives whereas inaugurating the Maritime Competence Middle for Northeast to extend capability at Pandu port in Guwahati on January 13, 2023.

Different initiatives are Ship Restore Facility at Pandu Multi-modal terminal and an elevated street connecting Multi-modal Terminal at Pandu with Nationwide Freeway 27 in Guwahati.

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