Hydropower production possible in Rakhine: officials

A team of officials has studied several rivers in Rakhine State and concluded that some are suitable for hydropower production, sources say. The officials inspected and measured headwater of the Nanyar River in Yathedaung Township on August 12. Yathedaung MP Than Naing, who accompanied the team, said: “We’ve studied two rivers – the Nanyar and the one near Padauk Myaing village. Our team has nine members, including engineers. They said the rivers have potential for hydropower production.”

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