Friday, August 03, 2018

‘Air Cargo Development To Boost In Region’s Connectivity’

Guwahati: Recalling that the per capita income of Assam was higher than the national average prior to independence, state’s Industries and Commerce Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary underlined the state government’s commitment to reopen all the trade routes to bring back economic prosperity to the state.

Minister Patowary stated this by while addressing a workshop on ‘Air Cargo Development – End to End Logistics Value Chain’ held at a city hotel on Friday. The workshop was organised by Airport Authority of India (AAI) in association with the Industries and Commerce Department, Government of Assam.

Minister Patowary highlighted that Assam is India’s shortest route to South East Asia. He stressed that the Trilateral Highway, linking of the Brahmaputra River up to Chittagong Port and access to the sea routes will boost trade and commerce activities in the region.
03/08/18  Shillong Times