The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has engaged Egis in India for the prestigious Trilateral Highway project

The proposed route of the Trilateral Highway starts from the Indo-Myanmar border at Moreh in Manipur, India, and passes through Tamu, across the border in Myanmar, to reach Mae Sot in Thailand (Thai-Myanmar Border) after traversing through several towns and villages in Myanmar.

The highway was conceptualised at the Trilateral Ministerial Meeting on Transport Linkages in Yangon in April 2002 and was visualized as a Highway of Opportunity and Friendship that would facilitate not just the movement of goods and services, but also of people and ideas.

The Kalewa-Yagyi road section lies in the Sagaing region on the western side of Myanmar, measuring 120.740 km in length. The MEA has entrusted M/s Egis India Consulting Engineers Pvt. Ltd. to prepare a Feasibility Report for the upgradation of the road section, and to propose suitable designs, technical schedules, cost estimate of the project, and prepare Bid Documents. Subsequently, MEA intends to call a tender to select the agency for implementation of the construction.

About Egis:

Egis is an international group offering engineering, project structuring and operations services. In engineering and consulting its sectors of activity include transport, urban development, building, water, environment and energy. In roads and airports its offer is enlarged to encompass project development, capital investment, turnkey systems delivery, and operation and maintenance services. With 12,000 employees, including 7,500 in engineering, and a turnover of €881 million in 2013, the group is present in over 100 countries and has around 40 offices in France. Egis is a 75%/25% owned subsidiary of the French “Caisse des Dépôts” and “Iosis Partenaires” (“partner” executive and employee shareholding). Egis is present in India for two decades. The Company is headquartered in Delhi NCR with offices in major cities in India.

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