HC Deb 06 February 1939 vol 343 c646
4. Captain P. Macdonald

asked the Under-Secretary of State for Burma whether the Government of Burma is giving any assistance to improvement of the existing road to the Chinese frontier whence it is continued to Yunnan; and, if not, whether, in view of the development of this trade route to the Far East, it can bring this thoroughfare up to modem standards?

Lieut.-Colonel Muirhead

The Government of Burma have already brought the road from Lashio to the Chinese frontier—a distance of about 120 miles—up to an all-weather standard, and further work is in progress upon its improvement.

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