July 17, 2017
Taninthayi Region Government is implementing the construction of a landing bridge in Kawthoung to be used by local and foreign visitors, according to Kawthoung District Road department.
The landing stage is being constructed near the seaside of Bayint Naung cape in the strand road, Kawthoung. It is a concrete type bridge with 55 ft width, 33 ft length and 17 ft height. It will be constructed by Sgalacdicos Co,.Ltd with the management of Road department in Kawthoung District. The funds for this landing bridge will be covered by Taninthayi Region Government fund Ks 33.3 million.
Tourism is a smokeless industry that also supported all incomes to State Budget every year. At the present, Kawthoung is being developed as a tourist attraction. Due to beautiful scenery of natural islands, coasts and underwater beauties, local and foreign businessmen have invested in hotels and resorts.
Thus foreign visitors are more interested in visiting these places and it is needed a bridge to connect between islands and lands.
They are planning to finish the constructing of this harbor bridge in time for the coming season.
—Kyaw Soe (Kawthoung)