Sandbank dredging to prevent landslides in Madaya Township

DSC_4328Mandalay Region Minister for Transport U Kyaw Hsan together with MPs of Mandalay Region Hluttaw U Hla Win and U Ko Lay inspected prevention of landslides and dredging of silt in Madaya Township on 21 February. They viewed preventive measures at landslides near Thahtaygon Village where officials of Directorate of Water Resources and Improvement of River Systems reported on change of water course in January to erode the bank of Thahtaygon Village.
In meeting with local people, the minister said, “Directorate of Water Resources and Improvement of River Systems is taking preventive measures of landslides as the water course is changing day
by day. Mandalay Region government will fulfill the requirements of locals as much as it can.”
At present, the department dredges sandbanks and silt with the use of dredgers and carries out construction of retaining walls at the banks.

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