"Connectivity is an important area and is our priority. It will help us improve access to Southeast Asia," PM Modi said in a joint statement with his Thailand counterpart Prayut Chan-o-cha, on a three-day visit to India.

"We have prioritised the completion of the India-Myanmar-Thailand highway," he said. The Indian leader also said that "a double entry visa will be facilitated to Thai citizens".

To commemorate 70 years of relations with Thailand, Modi said there would be a Festival of Thailand in India and a Festival of India in Thailand. And the Indian constitution would be translated in Thai language, he said.

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