The President office’s official website posted a seven-step development road-map on August 12. The President has given guidelines to implement various development initiatives within 30 months that are left of his term.
He presented the development road-map on August 9 at a meeting with his Cabinet Ministers, Deputy Ministers and Ministers of states and regions.
The road-map gives guided instructions to the Ministers to work for 24-hour electricity supply in Yangon and Mandalay and increase supply in the remaining states and regions.
He has also mandated the Ministers to work towards meeting the demand of potable water in Yangon, Mandalay and other states and regions. In the agricultural sector, there are directions to increase food grains productivity and granting adequate cash loans to the farmers who need capital for farming and other agricultural necessities.
Moreover, the road-map includes initiatives for providing employment, development of small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) and implementing special economic zones.
For the development of hotels and tourism industry, and monetary policy, the President has directed the Cabinet Ministers to work for development of the banking sector and provide small loans services. The road-map also have guidelines on initiatives for substantial development of trade and investment sectors.
At the meeting held on August 9, the President stressed on the poor performance of the government in the past 30 months of his tenure, especially in the fields of management, administration and prevention of corruption.
Furthermore the President said that he would oversee and supervise the reform processes himself. “Starting today, I will form a state-level reform leading committee and I shall personally lead and focus on these reforms,” he said