Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of External Affairs
26-August-2010 17:14 IST
Status of Kaladan Project
The Kaladan Multi–Modal Transit Transport Facility envisages connectivity between Indian Ports on the eastern seaboard and Sittwe Port in Myanmar and then through riverine transport and by road to Mizoram . The Kaladan Multi – Modal Transit Transaport Project envisages a timeline of five years from the date of the signing of the agreement. The Framework Agreement and Protocols were signed in April, 2008. The Project is being implemented as per schedule.

The Kaladan Multi–Modal Transit Transport Project is being developed to provide a route for transport of goods to North – East India. The project is not linked to transit facilities provided through Bangladesh.

This information was given by Shri S.M. Krishna, Minister of External Affairs, in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today.