Invitation for Bid – Power Distribution System Improvement Project in Major Cities ; Deadline : 9th March 2021

Invitation for Bids Date: 05 January 2021 Loan Agreement No: MY-P20 IFB No: 1/ICB/MY-P20/MESC/2021 Reference Identification No: JICA(MY)12-28006 Dated on 28 December 2020 1.The Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received a loan from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) toward the cost of Power Distribution System Improvement Project in Major Cities. […]

Japan to conduct survey on Dawei deep sea port project

The Japanese government will commence a survey to determine the total amount of capital expenditure required to participate in the development of the Dawei deep sea port project, said U Tin Htoo Naing, secretary for Dawei SEZ management committee. The move comes after Japan last month made an official offer to Myanmar and Thailand to […]

MR plans to sign MoU with EXIM Bank to take the loans

YANGON-Myanmar Railways(MR) is now planning to sign an agreement with Korea EXIM Bank aiming to take loans US$125 million for the upgrading of Mandalay-Myintgyina railroad section. The Union Parliament session on March 26th had approved taking loans from Korea EXIM Bank. The new air-conditioned trains will take about 17 hours to travel the Mandalay-Myitkyina route, […]

JICA continues to support Myanmar: new chief

The Japanese development agency will continue to support Myanmar’s infrastructure and economic development, its new chief said. The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will continue to promote private investment, infrastructure development, education and human resource development in Myanmar, said Sakakura Noriji, the new Chief Representative at JICA Myanmar. The agency signed loan agreements totalling 120.9 […]

Myanmar to Upgrade Urban Infrastructure in State Capitals, Border Town

YANGON—The Myanmar government is planning to upgrade basic infrastructure and enhance urban management of three major cities in Mon and Karen states that lie along Japan’s planned East-West Economic Corridor for the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS). Minister of Construction U Han Zaw said Monday that his ministry will take a leading role in developing the […]

New Thanlyin-Bago-Kyaikhto highways proposed

The government is set to build new expressways connecting Yangon Region, Bago Region, and Mon State with assistance from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Asian Development Bank (ADB), a senior official of the Ministry of Construction has announced. Deputy Minister of Construction U Kyaw Lin said that work is expected to start soon […]

Salient points of YUMRT clarified in Hlaingthaya

A ceremony to clarify salient points of Yangon Urban Mass Rapid Transit (YUMRT) was held in Hlaingthaya Township, Yangon Region on June 1. Present on the occasion were General Manager Tun Aung Thin of Myanma Railways (Lower Myanmar), managers and officers of Division No 7 and Division No 9 of MM, officials of JICA and […]

Invitation for Bid, Department of Highways, Deadline : 11th July, 2019

Republic of the Union of Myanmar Department of Highways Ministry of Construction INVITATION FOR BID The Government of the Union of Myanmar has received a loan from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) towards the cost of “Regional Development Project for Poverty Reduction Phase 2 MY-P17”. It is intended that part of the proceeds of this […]

Mandalay to build textile industry park

A textile industry park will be established in Mandalay city, U Zaw Myint Maung, chief minister of Mandalay Region, said on Tuesday. He said the government will work with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to set up the industrial hub. “Some businesspeople have proposed to establish a textile industry park that can employ about […]

Parliament approves US$749m Japan loan for Yangon, Mandalay

The Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (Assembly of the Union) has approved a ¥82.27 billion (US$748.5 million) loan for urban development projects in Yangon and Mandalay. The loan would finance sewage pipe system development in Yangon, as well as electricity distribution in Yangon and Mandalay, among others, according to U Maung Maung Win, deputy minister of Planning and […]