New tar road opened in Pinlaung, Pa-O Self-Administered Zone

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Union Minister for Home Affairs Lt-Gen Ye Aung and officials cut ribbon to open new tar road in Pinlaung Township. Photo: MNA

An opening ceremony for a new three mile tar road built during the fiscal year 2017-2018 Union Budget in Pinlaung Township, Pa-O Self-Administered Zone, was held on the morning of 20 July.
First, Union Minister for Home Affairs Lt-Gen Ye Aung, Shan State Chief Minister Dr. Lin Htut, Deputy Minister for Border Affairs Maj-Gen Than Htut, Chairman of the Pa-O Self -Administered Zone leading body chairman U Khun San Lwin and a Shan State Hluttaw representative cut the ceremonial ribbon to open the new tar road and inspect it.
Afterwards, Union Minister Lt-Gen Ye Aung, Shan State Chief Minister Dr. Lin Htut and U Khun San Lwin delivered speeches on the aim of constructing the road, after which local residents expressed their appreciation for the newly built road. Also, the Union Minister and party presented 142 solar lamps for use in 142 households in six villages in Pinlaung Township.
The Ministry of Border Affairs has spent Ks 12,055.754 million, allocated from the Union budget, for work on 94 roads and bridges, 62 water access works, 11 power stations, five religious missionary works in Pinlaung Township, Pa-O Self- Administered Zone, from fiscal year 2015-2016 to 2017-2018, and the ministry will continue its support work in fiscal year 2018-2019 with not less than the amount spent, to date.

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