Local and foreign investors have been invited to bid for the build, operate and transfer contract in Waralae Island wildlife sanctuary resort, located in Lampi National Marine Botanical Garden, Botepyingyi Township, Tanintharyi Region, according to the Ministry of Conservation and Forestry.
“In order to develop ecotourism on Waralae Island, wildlife sanctuary resort has been undertaken. After this, we will lease it to local and foreign entrepreneurs on BOT system,” said an official from the Ministry of Conservation and Forestry.
The entrepreneurs aspiring to do long-term business are welcome to bid for the resort and should tender their offers by May 30. They are to fill out the form in compliance with the bidding regulations, submitting to the Ministry of Forestry in Nay Pyi Taw.
Lampi National Marine Botanical Garden was established in 1996 covering 50,617.60 acres (79.09 square miles) of coastal and evergreen forest populated by deer, pangolin, different species of monkeys, sea birds, variety of marine lives, and corals.
In addition, Laynyar national park with 640,000 acres (1,000 square miles) is located within Laynyar forest reserve, Botepyin Township. It was declared the conservation area since 2002.
Laynyar national park (extension) with 345600 acres (540 square miles) is situated within Ngawun forest reserve area designated since 2004, according to the Ministry of Conservation and Forestry.
Source: ELEVEN Myanmar