A work coordination meeting to create a community-based tourism village was inaugurated at Kanbawza Hall of Mongnai Township in southern Shan State.
U Soe Htut, the township administrator, remarked that Shan State has a vast land area among the states and regions, home to 33 ethnic groups. Tourism resources are required to enhance the tourism industry and socio-economy of the Shan State’s rural people. A village in the township will be selected and created as the community-based tourism site with the 2020-2021 financial year’s allocated funds.
The officials concerned and the attendees selected the Lwelin village of Kunna village-tract as the community-tourism village. Lwelin monastery with ancient heritage is located in the village. Officials further discussed plans to implement the tourism village in detail and inspected the potential sites. — IPRD/GNLM