Sweety Stay Original. 142 Questions 116 Answers 102 Best Answers 783 Points View Profile Sweety Asked: August 9, 20202020-08-09T15:48:56+05:30 2020-08-09T15:48:56+05:30In: UPSC MAINS India Myanmar Thailand trilateral highway Describe the significance of India Myanmar Thailand trilateral highway. gs 2international relationspolity Share Facebook 1 Answer Recent Rajnish Optimist 145 Questions 255 Answers 237 Best Answers 1k Points View Profile Best Answer Rajnish Optimist 2020-08-09T16:09:27+05:30Added an answer on August 9, 2020 at 4:09 pm The strategic significance of India Myanmar Thailand trilateral highway: This is going to help in our “Look East Policy.” Our presence is expected to increase in Southeast Asia. Our power in the Indian Ocean region will increase with regard to China, and aid in the balance of power. Regional groupings such as BIMSTEC will increase further and give us the ability to isolate Pakistan diplomatically. The economic significance of India Myanmar Thailand trilateral highway: This will give India direct access to the markets in South-East and East Asia. Trade capacity will increase with ASEAN. The highway can be connected to the free trade zone proposed to be built at Myanmar’s Sittwe Port. The highway is expected to expand into Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia in the second phase. Vietnam ‘s inclusion would be important because it is a member of the TPP deal. Political significance of India Myanmar Thailand trilateral highway: Better regional cooperation through the project will help to improve the fight against terrorism, the management of disasters, piracy and bring peace and stability to the region. This will also assist in our effort to overhaul the UNSC. Infrastructure programs are growth and development engines. The trilateral project therefore needs to be done in time-bound manner. N-E India – should become better related to East and S-E Asia. The prospect of developing Food processing and other industries would increase, contributing to rapid regional growth. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on WhatsApp Leave an answerCancel replyYou must login or register to add a new answer. Related Questions What is Pathalgadi? What is Bodo Accord?