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AIZAWL, November 6: Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla today flagged off the Assam Rifles' Tri-Nation motorcycle expedition team from here as the 33-member group left for Myanmar.
The team had already visited Bangladesh and travelled through five north eastern states before reaching Mizoram, an official statement said.
The chief minister expressed hope that the expedition would bring the two 'strategic partners' closer to India.
The expedition began from Shillong on October 30 last and the team had reached the Mizoram-Assam border town of Vairengte after travelling through five north eastern states. The expedition is expected to end on November 22.
The 2150 km long expedition is covering the two neighbouring countries of Bangladesh and Myanmar and six Indian states of Meghalaya, Assam, Manipur, Nagaland, Mizoram and Tripura.