State Administration Council Vice-Chairman continues study tours of Combined Cycle Power Plant project in Kyaukpyu

State Administration Council Vice-Chairman Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) Vice-Senior General Soe Win, accompanied by SAC members Daw Aye Nu Sein and U Shwe Kyein, Chief Minister of Rakhine State Dr Aung Kyaw Min, Tatmadaw senior officers of the office of the Commander-in-Chief, the commander of the Western Command and deputy ministers, visited Kyaukpyu and Kyaukpyu Combined Cycle Power Plant project under implementation there.
Officials briefed the Vice-Senior General and party on the implementation progress of the project with the aid of PowerPoint.
When it comes into operation, the plant will generate 135 MW. The State Administration Council Vice-Chairman gave suggestions on measures to be taken to safeguard the natural environment and contribute to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) tasks related to the health and education of local people and on timely implementation of the project in accordance with the required standards.
Then, the Vice-Senior General looked around the construction sites of the project.
The power plant is going to be the first of its kind in Myanmar and it will generate electricity by using the highly efficient SGT-800 Gas Turbine manufactured in Germany. During the 25 years of operation, engineers from Electric Power Generation Enterprise will be assigned and technology for operation and maintenance will be transferred.
Afterwards, the State Administration Council Vice-Chairman and party visited the People’s Hospital in Kyaukpyu and met the medical superintendent and staff, heard reports and gave suggestions on them.
Finally, the State Administration Council Vice-Chairman and party went to the Kyaukpyu Education Degree College and met responsible personnel of the college, had a discussion on administrative matters, provided suggestions on reports and fulfilled the requirements. — MNA

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