CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ - 2019
The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) ship, that carries Bhutanese cargo to Bhutan, sailed over ________
A)
Bhutan Bangla Protocol Route
B)
Indo China Protocol Route
C)
Indo Bhutan Protocol Route
D)
Indo Bangladesh Protocol Route

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Indo Bangladesh Protocol Route

Note : The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) ship, MV AAI flagged-off by Mansukh Mandaviya, Minister of State for Shipping (Independent Charge) and Chemical and Fertilisers, from Dhubri river port (Assam )to Narayanganj (Bangladesh), carrying 1000 MT of Bhutanese stone over river Brahmaputra, using Indo-Bangladesh Protocol Route. Benefit: The environment-friendly mode of transport will cut short travel time by 8 to 10 days, reduce transportation cost by 30%, bringing down logistics costs & making it easier and cheaper to reach goods to North Eastern states from other parts of the country. In order to maintain the depth of water on this route, India will provide Rs 300 crore to Bangladesh for 5 years.