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Myanmar to construct national water resources committee headquarters with World Bank loan

YANGON, June 13 (Xinhua) — Myanmar has borrowed 10 million U.S. dollars’ loan from the World Bank to construct the headquarters of the National Water Resources Committee (NWRC) , the official Global New Light of Myanmar reported Wednesday. Along with the headquarters, a hydro-informatics center will also be built, Dr. Khin Ni Ni Thein, secretary […]

Myanmar pushes for more hydropower projects

NAY PYI TAW, YANGON – The Ministry of Electric Power reiterated the necessity of hydropower projects, citing an increase in power demand. Htein Lwin, permanent secretary at the Ministry of Electric Power, said during the press conference to mark the government’s first 100 days in power in Nay Pyi Taw that there is a need that Myanmar […]

National Water Resources Committee invites EOI for Ayeyarwady Integrated River Basin Management (AIRBM) Project; Closing Date: Feb 12, 2016

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES— FIRMS SELECTION) Country : MYANMAR Project: Ayeyarwady Integrated River Basin Management (AIRBM) Project Credit No.: IDA 55590 Project ID: P146482 Assignment Title: Preparation of Detailed Designs and Construction Supervision of PMU building at DWIR Compound Reference No. C1.4.21 The Republic of […]

Shwedagon and Yangon cannot be divided, says forum speaker

Shwedagon Pagoda is the historical and cultural centre of Yangon, and if its character should fade, the character of Yangon will also fade away, said Daw Hlaing Maw Oo, assistant director of the Department of Human Settlement and Housing Development’s Urban and Regional Planning Division. If modern high-rise buildings are built close to the pagoda, […]