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July 09, 2020

100 schools-construction project in Rakhine to be completed in August

Construction of the Basic Education High School (Myothit) completed recently.  Photo: Thakka

The 100 school-construction project in Rakhine State under the aid programme of Bridge Asia Japan (BAJ) will be completed in coming August, according to yesterday’s report of an official in BAJ office based in Maungtaw.
“Our BAJ has a project of 100 schools construction in Rakhine State including Buthidaung and Maungtaw. This is five-year project, starting from September 2012 to be finished in August 2017. We are conducting it in 17 townships of Rakhine State,” said a project manager from Maungtaw’s BAJ office.
“In Rakhine, BAJ is also planning to construct other 80 schools which is another five-year project starting from September 2017. It is also confirmed,” he added.
“We got funds from the Nippon Foundation in Japan which supported us to build schools in Rakhine,” he said.
There are totally five BAJ offices in Myanmar. One is in Yangon for management, one is in Sittway for 100 schools project of the Nippon Foundation, another one is in Hpa-an for training of education courses, other is in Magway for water supplement, and the last one is in Maungtaw for schools building and vocational training.—Myint Maung Soe, Aung Kyaw Oo


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