With a supervision of Border Areas and National Races Development Affairs Department of Ministry of Border Affairs, reinforced concrete bridge in Min Tha Taung village, Kyauktaw Township, Rakhine State is under construction, according to the department.
A total of 256.553 million kyats from the 2020-2021 Fiscal Year has been injected to the construction of 120-feet long bridge.
The 120-feet-long wooden bridge was initially built in 2003 with the fund of Border Area Development of the Union.
Now the wooden bridge is upgraded to a reinforced concrete bridge for safety and better communication of the local people.
Officials from Rakhine State Development Supervision Office (Sittway) conducted a field inspection yesterday and attended to the needs for timely completion of the bridge.
The bridge is currently 70 per cent complete and local people can travel to Kyauktaw in any season upon completion of the bridge.
When the bridge is completed, the bridge will help a lot for development of socio-economic life of 2649 people from 537 houses in 7 villages in Kyauktaw Township.—Tin Tun (IPRD)