Electricity subsidy is wrong, Pun tells minister

Business leader Serge Pun weighed into the debate on the country’s energy tariff reforms at the Myanmar Global Investment Forum in Nay Pyi Taw on September 11, calling the electricity subsidy “wrong” and saying that the authorities are not pushing reforms due to “political sensitivity.” “I think it [subsidising electricity] has always been a wrong […]

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 […]

The Ministry of Construction, Department of Highways, Invitation to Pre-Qualify for the Yangon Elevated Expressway Public Private Partnership Project Phase 1 , Submission deadline: 30 October 2018.

September 7, 2018 Invitation to Pre-Qualify for the Yangon Elevated Expressway Public Private Partnership Project Phase 1 The Ministry of Construction (“MOC”) of the Union Government of Myanmar, coordinating with the Yangon Regional Government, is inviting interested parties to pre-qualify to undertake the design, engineering, financing, construction, operation and maintenance of the first phase of […]

Ministry of electricity and energy, department of power transmission and System control, Invitation for Expressions of Interest (EOI) – Consulting Services, Submission Deadline: 27 September 2018.

Date 7th September 2018 Project No. 50020-002 Project Title Myanmar: Power Network Development Project Title of Assignment Project Implementation Consultant (PIC)          -Transmission Component Deadline for Submission of EOI 27th September 2018, 14:00 hr 1. The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has applied for financing from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) […]

UMFCCI suggests four points for the country’s economy

Zaw Min Win, President of the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI) submitted the four-point suggestion to Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi. On August 27, Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi held a talk with local entrepreneurs at Nay Pyi Taw. The four points are: export promotion, […]

Taxes on tobacco and alcohols increased in Union Taxation Bill

According to the Union Taxation Bill for 2018-2019 FY submitted by the Ministry of Planning and Finance on behalf of the Union government, taxes levied on cigarette, cheroots and alcohols are raised. Deputy Minister for Planning and Finance Maung Maung Win submitted the Union Taxation Bill for 2018-2019 FY at the session of Union parliament […]

State Counsellor urges entrepreneurs to help grow nation’s wealth

Myanmar’s business community has an important role to play in ensuring the country’s political voice is heard on the global stage, State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi said at the meeting between government officials and business persons and at Myanmar Convention Centre in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday. She said the reason Myanmar’s political voice […]

Request for expression of interest for Technical Training, Submission Date: 7 September 2018.

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing from the International Development Association (IDA) towards the cost of the National Electrification Project (NEP). The Department of Rural Development (DRD) of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, in its role as implementing agency of the NEP, intends to recruit an eligible candidate under […]

Ministry of electricity and energy invites sealed bids for Installation of Distribution Lines and Transformers for Sagaing (1), Closing Date: 28 September 2018.

Specific procurement notice Date : 15th August, 2018 Invitation for Bids IDA,Credit No 5727-MM Contract Title Installation of Distribution Lines and Transformers for Sagaing (1) For National Electrification Project Reference No MOEE-NEP/C1-W1/18 1. The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing from the World Bank towards the cost of the National Electrification Project, […]