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INDIA MINISTER TO VISIT MYANMAR FOR THREE NATION HIGHWAY PROJECT


Indian Foreign Minister Jaswant Singh will visit Myanmar April 5-7 to discuss plans to construct a three nation Highway connecting India, Myanmar and Thailand.

" The proposal has been under consideration for some time and will consolidate the relation ship between the three countries by providing better connectivity for trade, tourism and people-to-people contacts," an India foreign ministry spokeswoman said Wednesday .

Singh will hold talks with Myanmar's Foreign Minister Win Aung and Thai Foreign Minister Surakiart Satairathai in Rangoon, the spokeswoman said.

India and Burma will also discuss cooperation in oceanographic surveys as well as medical and educational fields.#

Source: the daily star, 28 March,2002, Dhaka