M’mar, B’desh hydro project

Yangon, July 16:

Myanmar and Bangladesh are enhancing cooperation in developing hydropower, seeking to build plants in Myanmar. Officials from Bangladesh’s Power Development Board and Power Grid Company, who visited Myanmar recently, discussed with Myanmar power authorities exploration of feasible sites for building such plants in Myanmar to seek export of electricity to Bangladesh.

The exploration has identified potential sites for the plants in two states in western and northwestern parts of the country, reports states today.