Yangon 10m mega city plan unveiled
- Published: 9 May 2013 at 16.12
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The population of Yangon could double to more than 10 million over the next 25 years, under plans to turn the former Myanmar capital into a "mega city".
An aerial view of Yangon. Government officials, planners and construction companies want to develop the city into an Asian metropolis, with large industrial areas and middle class housing. They say this would see the population of the city double to more than 10 million over the next three decades. (Photo: Adam Renton)
Government officials, planners and construction companies at the 2013 Urban Development Conference set out their vision to develop Yangon into an Asian metropolis, with large industrial areas and middle class housing, beside the ancient city’s historical features.
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