India, Myanmar sign MoU towards Sittwe Port operationalisation

NEW DELHI: India and Myanmar signed an important MoU on Monday for the appointment of a private Port Operator for the Operation and Maintenance of Sittwe Port, Paletwa Inland Water Terminal and associated facilities included in the Kaladan Multi Model Transit Transport Project in implementation of India’s Act East Policy. Following this MoU the process […]

Request for Expression of Interest for Independent Consulting Services for E-Government Advisor to Ministry, Submission Date: 1 Oct 2018

The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) invites Independent Consultants (“Consultant”) to indicate their interest to provide their services as e-Government Advisor to support MoTC to undertake the related tasks, as part of the engagement over a one year time period under the World Bank/ IDA funded Telecommunications Sector Reform Project. The Consultant is requested […]

Ministry of transport and communications, Myanma railways, Extension of Tender Closing Date: 14 November 2018.

Myanma Railways Extends the Tender Closing Date as follows: Sr No Tender No Description Initial Closing Date & Time Extension Closing Date & Time 1 16/MR/INDIA (E) 2017-2018 Track Recording Car EM 80 and Small Track Maintenance Machineries 12.9.2018 (14:30) Hr 14.11.2018 (14:30) Hr Managing Director, Myanma Railways Ministry of Transport and Communications, Nay Pyi […]

Korean investments could kick start long-delayed construction of Dala Bridge

An industrial zone to be developed by the Yangon regional government and Myanmar Wooree Co, a South Korean firm, at the west bank of the Yangon River could be the impetus needed for construction of the much-touted Dala Bridge to commence. Once the bridge, which will connect downtown Yangon to the western side of town, […]

Ministry of Transport and Communications, Myanma Railways, Extension of Tender Closing Date: 12 September 2018.

Myanma Railways Extends the Tender Closing Date as follows: Sr No Tender No Description Initial Closing Date & Time Extension Closing Date & Time 1 16/MR/INDIA (E) 2017-2018 Track Recording Car EM 80 and Small Track Maintenance Machineries 10.7.2018 (14:30) Hr 12.9.2018 (14:30) Hr Managing Director, Myanma Railways Ministry of Transport and Communications, Nay Pyi […]

Yangon-Dala Bridge Construction Stalled

YANGON — The Myanmar Port Authority under the Ministry of Transport and Communications has denied reports that it objected to the construction of a bridge across the Yangon River linking Yangon and Dala. Managing director U Ni Aung of the Myanmar Port Authority (MPA) during a press conference on Monday denied reports that the Korea-Myanmar […]

Yangon threatens unregistered fibre optic firms with legal action

The Yangon government will take action against unregistered telecommunications companies providing services such as installation of fibre optic cables for commercial and residential customers, a regional minister said. Daw Nilar Kyaw, Yangon Region minister for Electricity, Industry, and Roads and Communications, told the regional parliament on Wednesday that next month, her office will join up […]

Ministry of Transport and Communications, Myanma Railways, Extension of Tender Closing Date: 10 July 2018.

Myanma Railways Extends the Tender Closing Date as follws: Sr No Tender No Description Initial Closing Date & Time Extension Closing Date & Time 1 16/MR/India (E)2017-2018 Track Recording Car EM 80 and Small Track Maintenance Machineries 22.5.2018 (14:30) Hr 10.7.2018 (14:30)Hr Managing Director, Myanma Railways Ministry of Transport and Communications, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar […]

India funds flood, earthquake warning systems in Myanmar

India has launched a flood and earthquake early warning systems in Myanmar aimed at helping the country mitigate the effects of natural calamities that affect millions of people every year. Vikram Misri, India’s ambassador to Myanmar, inaugurated on Friday the New Delhi-financed project to develop the Long-Lead Flood Early Warning System and Earthquake Monitoring System […]

Government to collect tax to fund telecoms in rural areas

Funds will be collected from a tax on telecoms operators starting in June to extend the telecommunications network to remote areas of the country that do not yet have access, said an official of the Ministry of Transport and Communications. The Telecommunications Law, section 54 states that the ministry can establish and supervise a Universal […]