AIZAWL, Oct 9 � Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla today launched the World Bank funded Mizoram State Roads - II Regional Transport Connectivity Project costing 107 million dollars.
The road project was meant to provide better connectivity to the border trade centres in Myanmar and Bangladesh borders, an official statement said.
The first roads to be taken up were Champhai to Zokhawthar border trade centre at the Myanmar border and Chhumkhum to Chawngte in south Mizoram�s Bangladesh border.
Other projects to be taken up were Tlabung to Bangladesh border trade centre Kawrpuichhuah and employment of consultancy services for preparation of Detailed Project Report for 330 km long north-west Mizoram to south-east Mizoram corridor, the statement said.
The proposed road from Lengpui airport near Aizawl would link the ongoing road construction in southernmost Mizoram�s Lawngtlai district which was meant to connect the Kaladan Multi-Modal Transport Project.