Ygn Gov’t Forms Investigation Team to Solve Land Dispute


Ygn Gov’t Forms Investigation Team to Solve Land Dispute

Eleven Myanmar, 29 May 2019

YANGON- Yangon Region Government Committee had formed a Special Investigation Team to solve land confiscation cases of Ngwe Pin Le Dry Port Project to be implemented by Yangon Metropolitan Company.

This information comes from MP Kyaw Zeya from No.2 Constituency of Dagon Township who is also the Regional Secretary of the Finance, Planning and Economic Affairs Committee.

The officials from Yangon Metropolitan Company explained about the dry port project to the Finance, Planning and Economic Affairs Committee of Yangon Region Parliament, Urban and Housing Department and Vice-Speaker of Yangon on May 27th.

“The land owner complained against the Dry Port Project. That’s why we, the Yangon Region Government, formed a special investigation team to solve land dispute. Now, the investigation team is hearing the land confiscating cases. But, we don’t the result of the team. No one tells who involved in the investigation team,” said MP Kyaw Zeya.

The report of Urban Development Project under the supervision of Local and Foreign Investment in Yangon Region said that Ngwe Pin Le Integrated Logistics Zone and IWT jetty Link Dry Port Project was being established across 194.9 acres of land near Ngwe Pin Le industrial zone in Hlaing Thar Yar Township. Construction of the two projects, estimated to require an investment of Ks 151 billion, began last year and took three years to complete.

The project aims to ensure easy commodities flow and development of urban transportation, to decrease traffic congestion and cost of commodities flow, to promote the investment of private sector and to create job opportunities as well as to substitute import with the export.

At present, there are sand and pebble production industries, rice and bean warehouses in the proposed site of the dry project.