Thingyan permits will be revoked if resold

Mandalay authorities warned that they will revoke Thingyan pandal permits that are resold to third parties by winning bidders. Mandalay City Development Committee revenue department head U Win Maung said the authority was now auctioning off the building permits for pandals near the Mandalay moat, and discouraged successful bidders against selling the permits. “If you sell them to others, we will revoke the permits and re-auction them. “Those trying to make a profit doing this will also face the music according to rules and regulations,” he said.

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