December 14, 2017

New fish market in South

Vice President U Henry Van Thio inspects the site where fish auction market and a development zone project will be implemented in Taninthayi Region. Photo: MNA
Vice President U Henry Van Thio inspects the site where fish auction market and a development zone project will be implemented in Taninthayi Region. Photo: MNA

Taninthayi Region in the south of Myanmar will get a fish auction market and a development zone near the mouth of the Dawei river where the economic zone and a deep-sea port projects are under way.
Vice President Henry Van Thio yesterday visited the market and economic zone project in Thayetchaung Township south of the regional capital city of Dawei.
The goal of the project involves acquiring technology related to fishery business and production of finished goods of international standard for internal and international distribution.
Accompanied by Union ministers Dr Than Myint and U Ohn Maung and Taninthayi Region Chief Minister Daw Lae Lae Maw, the Vice President heard a report on choosing the site, its area and design and the different stages of the project presented by officials of the main contractor.
Union Ministers Dr Than Myint and U Ohn Maung and Chief Minister Daw Lae Lae Maw also reported on environmental conservation measures to protect fish resources; the open forum where public can raise their voices on the project and work procedures.
The Vice President gave remarks on the number of jobs the project may create, electricity and water supply for the project, cost and benefits, fish related products and the involvement of other businesses for regional development. He also looked into the requirements of the project that may help fetch reasonable prices for fish exports and develop the national economy on one way or another.—Myanmar News Agency

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