INDIA MINISTER TO VISIT MYANMAR FOR THREE NATION HIGHWAY PROJECT
Indian Foreign Minister Jaswant Singh will
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
Source: the daily star, 28 March,2002, Dhaka