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Modi Government deeply committed to Northeast India's economic resurgence: Sarbananda Sonowal
Image: Sarbananda Sonowal Twitter page

Modi Government deeply committed to Northeast India's economic resurgence: Sarbananda Sonowal

| @indiablooms | 04 Jun 2023, 06:57 pm

Kolkata: Union Minister of Ports, Shipping & Waterways and Ayush Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday said the PM Narendra Modi-led government remains deeply committed to ensuring the Act East Policy reaches its maximum potential for growth and development of not only the country's east but also the neighboring nations.

Deliberating at a crucial meeting of stakeholders of maritime development in the Bay of Bengal area here, Sonowal underlined that the policy would benefit countries like Bhutan, Bangladesh, Myanmar and Nepal.

The Union Minister after interacting with the envoys of Bhutan, Bangladesh, Myanmar and Nepal as well as industry and trade representatives, called for greater cooperation among all the stakeholders for unlocking value in the maritime sector of the region.

Sonowal said, “The Act East Policy of Government has gathered unprecedented momentum ushering a new age of growth and development in the region. The PM Gati Shakti National Master Plan is yet another boost to rationalise the logistical paradigm and make an attractive business proposition."

"The maritime sector as well as the Inland waterways sector are major agents of change in this visionary scheme of transportation which is likely to transform cargo movement through an economic, sustainable and efficient mode. In this momentous journey," he said.

(With UNI inputs)

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