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Myanmar’s connections with neighbours to cost $144.3 million

Staff Writer | April 10, 2018
A major road development will be the establishment of a new link connecting Myanmar with other countries in South East Asia.
Myanmar road
Transportation   The south economic road
The new highway will allow drivers to travel from Myanmar to Thailand as well as Vietnam and Cambodia.

A loan worth $144.3 million from Thailand will help pay for the section of the route in Myanmar between Dawei and Hteekee.

Once complete the highway will connect Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam with Siem Reap and Phnom Penh in Cambodia and Kanchanaburi and Bangkok in Thailand.

Called the south economic road the highway will provide a connection to the port at Dawei the capital of Tanintharyi Division, in Southeastern Myanmar.