India should be more sensitive to local concerns about the Kaladan project if it is to earn the public’s trust and avoid the bitter acrimony resulting from major infrastructure investment by Chinese companies in Myanmar.
India-Myanmar bus service will start from November 10 this year to strengthen the ties between the two countries even though there are some undercurrent of boundaries issue between the two countries, said U Thar Neng, the Yangon Airbus Association Chairperson, in a Myanmar published daily.
The Export Import (EXIM) Bank will open a representative office Monday in Yangon, former capital and commercial centre of Myanmar, as India refashions its relations building diverse layers of contact with the Southeast Asian country that will chair the ASEAN bloc next year.
The Sangai Express, an Indian newspaper, reported on September 8 that the Immigration and District authorities from Moreh has sent a letter to Tamu region authorities, raising objections against Myanmar army setting up camps at the Indo-Myanmar border and in Hollenphai village in Manipur state in India.
Concerns were raised in the Indian parliament last week after national media and activist groups reacted strongly to reports that Burmese troops had set up bases on Indian territory.