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India opens two border crossing points with Myanmar, Bangladesh

India enjoys close relations with Bangladesh and shares a 4,096-km-long border

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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India has opened two immigration check posts along the borders with and Bangladesh, a reflection of its growing closeness with the two eastern neighbours.

In a gazette notification, the home ministry said the central government has designated land check post in Lawngtlai district of Mizoram as an authorised immigration check post for entry into or exit from India with valid travel documents for all classes of passengers to or from

In a separate notification, the ministry said the central government designated Kawrpuichhuah land check post in Lunglei district of Mizoram as an authorised immigration check post for entry into or exit from India with valid travel documents for all classes of passengers to or from

was selected for a new land custom station along the Indo-border in Mizoram for the Kaladan multi-modal project.

The remote is 287 km away from in An agreement on was included in the joint statement issued during the visit of the then prime minister Manmohan Singh to in May, 2012.

Kawarpuchiah is situated in Mizoram along a riverine border with

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had visited for two days from September 5, the first bilateral visit to the neighbouring country. India shares a 1,643-km-long border with which touches Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur and Mizoram.

India enjoys close relations with and shares a 4,096-km-long border which touches Assam, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya and West Bengal.

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First Published: Sun, October 01 2017. 15:33 IST
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