A Land Customs Station in eastern Mizoram bordering Myanmar is all set to facilitate the India-Myanmar trade. China is also planning to come up with a project linking Banshao on the India-Myanmar border with Myitkyina in Myanmar, to re-link it with the historic Stilwell Road in India.
By Sai Nikesh D
India and Myanmar are likely to start a formal border trade through North Eastern state of Mizoram.
In this regard, the Indian Union Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Myanmar’s Commerce Minister, U Win Myint, were expected to jointly inaugurate a Land Customs Station (LCS) at Zokhawthar in Champhai district of eastern Mizoram, on March 25, to start India’s formal border trade with Myanmar.