Officials visit Russian-Myanmar joint project implementation sites

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Russia-Myanmar joint projects are implemented in order to generate power from all the available energy sources for the adequate distribution of power throughout the country and carry out domestic and foreign investments since the supply of electricity plays a key role in the development of the country.
According to the plan of action, representatives of the Ministry of Electric Power and Rosatom visited the project sites in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area yesterday.
A delegation from the Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom, currently in Myanmar, along with official of the Design and Graphics Division of the Hydropower Implementation Department, the Ministry of Electric Power, and officials from the Exploration Division and the Geological Division observed the ground condition of the Paunglaung Dam near Zeeyine Village, and Ngatesu Village of Thitaw Village-tract, Zeyathiri Township and observed rocky mechanics related to land and thermal energy projects, availability of water, conditions of earthquakes and faults, transport links, natural environment and social life.
They also studied the water inflow to the dam, location of the dam and the height of the embankment, and observed the effect of land selection on the location of the project.
In addition, they observed a potential small hydropower project site in order to continue using the water produced by the Paunglaung Hydropower Plant.
In the afternoon, the Union minister met officials and discussed the results of measurements compiled by them in order to conduct detailed seismic measurement activities based on observations.
They also discussed in detail the conditions for the implementation of small-scale hydropower projects, earthquake and fault conditions of the target project areas. Plans were made to form a group of experts for continued cooperation. — MNA/KZL

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