greater trade ties with Bangladesh, Government of Assam along with Union
Ministry of Commerce and Industry will hold Indo-Bangladesh stakeholders meet
on July 19 and 20 in Guwahati.
from the Ministry of Shipping, Surface Transport, regulatory bodies like
customs, port authorities and business bodies and transporters will participate
to discuss the finer details and resuming the actual physical movement of goods
in these routes and to highlight the administrative interventions required from
both sides – India and Bangladesh.
Growth of Assam, North-East lies in
re-integration with this region
Industry Minister, Chandra Mohan Patwary said that it is the firm conviction of
the Government, that the future growths of Assam and entire North-East lies in
its re-integration with this region, as both have a large amount of
commonalities in terms of the DNA, food, social and cultural fabric.
PM Modi’s vision of Act East Policy
geo-strategic location of North-East and Assam should be leveraged in this
region to catapult India’s presence in the ASEAN and BBN regions." Patwary
He said that
as part of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision on Act East, Chief
Minister Sarbananda Sonowal is taking a number of path breaking initiatives to
implement the Act East Policy.