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India-Myanmar bus service to be flagged off from April 7


It’s time to rejoice, as you can quickly be capable of tour from India to Myanmar via bus. Chief Minister of Manipur, N Biren Singh announced on 20th February that India-Myanmar bus service to be flagged off from April 7. Furthermore, the minister also informed that the bus service provider will function three times every week and if the demand rises they’ll turn it to a daily journey.

India-Myanmar bus service to be flagged off

The great part is Myanmar is a Visa-On-Arrival vacation spot for Indians.
Chief Minister of Manipur said that on 7th April the bus service provider would be flagged off from Mandalay in Myanmar and other bus service provider to Mandalay might be flagged off from Imphal on next day as in line with The Free Press Journal. Shwe Mandalar Express Company Limited, a Mandalay-based transport company might be accountable to manage the carrier from Mandalay, whereas in India, Seven Sister Holidays Company Limited could be running from Imphal.

After announcing the news, the Chief Minister expressed satisfaction and went on to feature that it could certainly help to enhance the bond among the 2 nations. India-Myanmar bus among the two countries will also assist to business sectors like fitness care, healthcare and tourism. This service will help human beings among the two nations to have direct contact with each other.
The much-awaited bus service, connecting India and Myanmar border, is set to begin soon. The road will cross through India’s northeastern country of Manipur, with the intention to provide a new raise to India’s stepped forward road connectivity with some of the main Southeast Asian countries as a part of the ‘Look East Policy’.

India-Myanmar bus service to be flagged off

Reportedly, the 579 km bus service between Imphal in India and Mandalay in Myanmar might be the first bus link after 17 years of government talks and planning.

State Chief Minister N Biren Singh, whilst talking about the initiative in the assembly session also stated that the Imphal-Mandalay flight service might start quickly under the UDAAN (Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik) scheme. He added that after taking due permission from the Civil Aviation Ministry, tenders will be rolled out.


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