Further delays hindering initial phase of Dawei SEZ kick off

The initial project of Dawei SEZ has been delayed due to the required approval for environmental and social impact assessment reports and the signing of land lease contract, deputy minister for the Ministry of Commerce U Aung Htoo said. “As the pre-requite conditions by both sides haven’t been fulfilled, the agreement on the project has been extended and it has been extended until the end of December this year,” U Aung Htoo said at the Pyithu Hluttaw session on August 28.” Remaining conditions to be fulfilled are the approval for the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) or Social Impact Assessment (SIA) reports and the signing of a land lease, he continued.

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