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Expression of Interest – Project Assurance Services For Landmark Project And International Hotel Project, Deadline: 28th October, 2019

THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE UNION OF MYANMAR MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS MYANMA RAILWAYS INVITATION TO SUBMIT EXPRESSION OF INTEREST TO PROVIDE PROJECT ASSURANCE SERVICES FOR LANDMARK PROJECT AND INTERNATIONAL HOTEL PROJECT Myanma Railways has signed Build Operate Transfer (BOT) concession agreements with Meeyahta Development Limited (MDL) and Penisula Yangon Limited (PYL) […]

Myanmar Sat 2 heads for space to support national e-government programme

The Myanmar Sat 2 satellite conveyed by Intelsat 39 was launched into space from French service provider Arianespace’s Space Port in French Guiana at 2 am yesterday. The Arianespace orbited two communications satellites in this mission — the Intelsat 39 from Intelsat Satellite Operator and the EDRS-C from European Data Relay System that is a […]

Myanmar’s very own satellite now in orbit

Myanmar’s very own satellite system was successfully launched into orbit on Wednesday after two years of planning. The nation will see improved and faster communications as a result, primarily in far-flung areas. Arianespace, the French service provider, was able to successfully launch two satellites – the Intelsat 39/ Myanmar Sat 2 and EDRS-C, from the […]

Surveys begin for elevated train in Yangon

Right-of-way surveys for a skytrain system in Yangon have started, said Yangon Mayor U Maung Maung Soe. U Maung Maung Soe made the announcement during a press conference at Yangon City Hall on Monday to brief the media about the project. “The implementing agency is the Ministry of Transport and Communications, but the land surveys […]

Myanmar Govt to Launch Satellite, Improve Communications

YANGON—Myanmar is planning to launch its own satellite system, Myanmar Sat 2, next week; the satellite is expected to provide a better communication system across the country, according to a communications ministry engineer. Chief Engineer of the Ministry of Transport and Communications’ Information Technology and Cyber Security Department U Win Aung told the government newspaper […]

Invitation for Bids – Yangon Mandalay Railway Improvement Project Phase II, Deadline: 18th September, 2019

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar Ministry of Transport and Communications Yangon Mandalay Railway Improvement Project Phase II Invitation for Bids Date: 5th August 2019 Loan Agreement No: MY-P26 dated 29th March, 2018 IFB No: IFB-MR/BD/2107 The Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received a loan from Japan International Cooperation […]

Hanthawaddy International Airport Project to Begin Next Year

YANGON—The long-postponed, Japan-backed Hanthawaddy International Airport project will start next year, Deputy Director-General U Ye Htut Aung of the Ministry of Transport and Communications told The Irrawaddy. The Civil Aviation Department, the Yangon Aerodrome Co Ltd—which operates Yangon International Airport—and Japanese government officials, led by the deputy transport minister, have held five rounds of talks […]

Gov’t to call for re-tender to upgrade Kawthaung Airport

YANGON-As Tender winner Company Golden Myanmar Airlines relinquished rights to carry out the upgrading tasks on Kawthaung Airport in Taninthayi Region, government will be calling for a re-tender to upgrade Kawthaung Airport, according to the Ministry of Transport and Communications. “Golden Myanmar Airlines Public Company backed off from Kawthaung Airport upgrades. So, we are going […]

Govt may have to fund Kawthoung airport modernisation

The government may have to step in to upgrade Kawthoung airport in Tanintharyi Regionif no private investor is willing to come in after Golden Myanmar Airlines, a domestic airline based out of Yangon, pulled out of the project. Department of Civil Aviation deputy director-general U Ye Htut Aung said the upgrading of the airport would […]

Invitation for Request for Quotation (RFQ),Ministry of Transport and Communications, Deadline: 17th June, 2019

Invitation for Request for Quotation (RFQ) Ministry of Transport and Communications(MoTC) now invites eligible firm to submit the proposal for “Telecommunications Infrastructure / Network Inspection Tools ”as part of the Telecom Sector Reform Project supported by the World Bank’s Loan. The deadline for submission of RFQ is June 17th, 2019 by 13:30 PM (Myanmar Standard […]