India, Bhutan Discuss Waterways Cooperation For Development – What We Know!

India, Bhutan Discuss Waterways Cooperation For Development

Brahmaputra connectivity might be leveraged by India and Bhutan for financial progress

Guwahati:

Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday held a one-on-one dialogue with a group from Bhutan led by the Himalayan nation’s Financial Affairs Minister Lyonpo Loknath Sharma on the sidelines of the Waterways Conclave in Assam’s Dibrugarh.

Discussing methods to harness the potential of waterways for the progress of Bhutan and India, particularly the north-east area, the Union Minister stated the NW 2 (Brahmaputra river) connectivity might be leveraged by each international locations for improved financial ties.

Highlighting the normal bonds of friendship between India and Bhutan, Mr Sonowal stated Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visionary “Act East” coverage added momentum to commerce and socio-cultural motion between the 2 nations.

On the massive alternatives provided by the MMLP in Jogighopa and the gateway in Dhubri, the Union Minister stated India’s benefit in offering infra help and low-cost logistics can convey a brand new period of growth for the neighbouring nation.

Senior officers from each side have been additionally a part of the assembly.