The second entry gate to Phuentsholgling from Jaigaon opened today. The gate will serve as a point of entry for the two wheelers and light vehicles.
The heavy and all other vehicles carrying goods will have to continue to enter the country through the main border gate for customs clearance until the new gate is equipped with all required facilities.
The opening of the new entry gate is expected to facilitate economic activities and ease traffic congestion in the border town.
The gate will be manned by staff from relevant law enforcing agencies to ensure smooth traffic flow.
Pedestrians will not be allowed enter from the new gate.
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The development of mini dry port was planned 15 years ago.
Once complete by the end of next year, the port will house over 45 heavy vehicles and is expected to ease traffic congestion in Phuentshogling town.
The congestion at the present customs clearing area is also expected to reduce as most trucks will then be diverted to the dry port. The port will be used as warehouse and for transshipping as well.
The mini dry port will be built on over five acres of land. Asian Development Bank will be funding the over Nu 130m project.
Phuentsholing Thromde launched a Thromde Online G2C(Government -to -citizen) services system on 7th Feburary ,2017.The System was launched by the Cabinet Director and Dasho Thrompon of P/ling Thromde.The System comprises of 9 Thromde service pertaining to water supply, Building occupancy certificate, Building construction approval and sewerage among others.
Residents of Phuentsholing will now be able to access online public services mentioned above.You can visit our site at www.citizenservices.gov.bt/pt.