Cabinet approves India, Myanmar agreement on Land Border Crossing

ANI | Updated: Jan 03, 2018 17:23 IST

New Delhi [India], Jan 3 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the agreement between India and Myanmar on Land Border Crossing.

The agreement will facilitate regulation and harmonization of already-existing free movement rights for people ordinarily residing in the border areas of both the countries.

The cooperation envisaged under the agreement will also facilitate the movement of people on the basis of valid passports and visas.

It will provide connectivity and enhance interaction of the people of North Eastern states of India with the people of Myanmar.

In addition to this, it will give a boost to the economy of the North East.

It will also safeguard the traditional rights of the tribal communities residing along the border. (ANI)