Unethical contractors will be charged: Education Ministry

Deputy Minister  U Soe Tint.—MNA
Deputy Minister U Soe Tint.—MNA
Deputy Minister  U Thant Shin.—MNA
Deputy Minister U Thant Shin.—MNA

Nay Pyi Taw, 25 March — Education ministry will take actions against contractors or inspectors if school facilities cannot be completed in right time or are found using low quality construction materials, U Thant Shin, Deputy Minister for Education, told Pyithu Hluttaw Wednesday.
In reply to the query of MP U Than Oo from Myawady Township constituency, the deputy minister said for breaching agreements in the contracts, the contractors will have to pay fines with daily basis depending on the sizes of schooling buildings, and inspector in-charge of quality will be prosecuted in accordance with provisions of civil service law.
U Thant Shin also said that the ministry is making promotion of teachers before each school season and transfer of teacher is allowed only after another teacher has been substituted, and all the schools open by May 15 every academic year.
Enquiring about possible construction of a bridge to link Yangon’s Kyimyindine Township and Ayeywa village crossing Hline River, Deputy Minister for Construction U Soe Tint said the project includes in Maha Yangon Development Project (2040) which will be jointly implemented Yangon City Development Committee and Japan International Cooperation Agency.
He said feasible study has been made for the project and detail assessment are being carried out as the project will help develop more road networks for Yangon.
U Aye Mauk, an MP of Mahlaing Township constituency, submitted a proposal to discuss transfer of road networks among villages, townships and district to the Ministry of Construction. MNA

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