Chairman of the State Administration Council Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, accompanied by council members Lt-Gen Moe Myint Tun and U Sai Lone Saing, council’s joint secretary Lt-Gen Ye Win Oo, Commander-in-Chief (Navy) Admiral Moe Aung, senior military officers of the Office of the Commander-in-Chief and Commander of Triangle Region Command Brig-Gen Myo Min Tun inspected the Kengtung bypass construction yesterday.
Firstly, Director U Ye Lin of Road Department of Shan State (East) presented the completion of bypass construction on the Meiktila-Taunggyi-Kengtung-Tachilek route to the Senior General.
The Senior General then discussed the need to pave the quality asphalt-concrete road, systematic drainages, paving methods depending on the climate of Kengtung and die-cast designs of the bridge.
He also inspected the operations of the designated dirt road for bypass and instructed the necessary things.
The Senior General and party also visited Maha Muni Buddha Image of Kengtung. They donated offertories to the Buddha image and cash to the pagoda board of trustees. The Senior General instructed the pagoda board of trustees regarding the pagoda’s centenary festival, which falls on the full moon day of Tazaungmone. — MNA