Amarapura urban development project presentation was held at Swan hotel in Mandalay hotel on 21 December.
The ceremony was attended by Mandalay region Hluttaw speaker U Aung Kyaw Oo, Regional Resources and Environmental Conservation minister U Myo Thit and officials from the government department.
“Currently, the projects are being implemented with transparency. So, I want all of you professionals to discuss whether we should implement this project or not,” said Mandalay region Hluttaw speaker U Aung Kyaw Oo.
The project will be implemented on 500 acres of land on the eastern side of Ayeyawady river whereas another 1,000 acres of land will be on the Western side of Ayeyawady river.
After verifying Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Social Impact Assessment (SIA), the project will be submitted to Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC).
“We don’t have any objection against the project. The project will be implemented in such a way as not to affect environment, said U Zaw Ye Win, information officer from Mandalay Business Capital City Development.
About 10,000 local people will get the job while the project is being implemented and when the project is completed, about 7,500 local people will
get the job.
The project will include roads, bridges and parks, drainage system, religious edifices, Orphanage, hospital, administrative office, police station, fire station and playgrounds.
The project will take approximately 10 years to complete.
Aung Thant Khine