India-Myanmar Current Affairs - 2020

IMBAX 2017: India-Myanmar joint Army exercise begins in Meghalaya

The first India-Myanmar Bilateral Military Exercise 2017 (IMBAX 2017) was held at Joint Warfare Centre at the Umroi Joint Training Node in Meghalaya. It is first of its kind military training exercise between India and Myanmar on United Nations Peacekeeping Operations (UNPKO). It was conducted by Army’s RED HORNS DIVISION under aegis of GAJRAJ CORPS. Read More…

India, Myanmar sign 11 MoUs in range of sectors

India and Myanmar have signed 11 Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) in range of sectors, including one on maritime security cooperation. The MoUs were signed after Prime Minister Narendra Modi held wide-ranging talks with Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi in Nay Pyi Taw. It was first bilateral visit of PM Narendra Modi to Myanmar Read More…

India-Myanmar to sign MoU for conservation of quake-damaged Pagodas at Bagan

The Union Cabinet has approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Myanmar for conservation of earthquake-damaged pagodas at Bagan, Myanmar. The MoU will be signed during official state visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Myanmar during 6-7 September 2017. Pagodas are Buddhist temple, typically in the form of a many-tiered tower, built Read More…

Government awards Contracts for completion of Kaladan project in Myanmar

Government has awarded a Rs 1,600-crore contract for constructing 109-km road connecting Paletwa river terminal to Zorinpui in Mizoram border as a part of the $484-million Kaladan multi-modal transport (KMTT) projects in Myanmar which will offer connectivity to Mizoram. Salient Highlights Kaladan multi-modal transport projects was the first major project undertaken by the Indian government in Myanmar.  India has finished constructing Sittwe port Read More…

Kolkata-Mizoram trade route via Myanmar to open soon

A deep water port built in Myanmar’s Sittwe by India is ready to be commissioned. Thus, open Kolkata-Mizoram trade route via Myanmar. The Sittwe port is starting point for the Kaladan Multi Modal Transit Transport Project in Myanmar. Once shipments arrive at Sittwe port from Kolkata, they will be transferred to smaller freight carriers which Read More…