Japan interested in Dawei port

Japan has reaffirmed its keen interest injoining Myanmar and Thailand in the investment and development of the Dawei deep sea port, Industry Minister Pongsvas Svasti said on Thursday.

  • Published: 4/10/2012 at 03:54 PM
  • Newspaper section: breakingnews

MR Pongsvas said the Japanese government and private sector have confirmed their commitment to joint cooperation in the project with Thailand and Myanmar.

Details of the plans, including investment sums, will become clearer in November once the joint Thai-Myanmar working committee takes shape, he said. 

The joint committee is beingn set up under a memorandum of understanding between the two countries to oversee Dawei's development plan, including apportioning out  areas of responsibility and investment sums.

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