Japan to fund upgrade of Bagan airport

via Myanmar Times, 27 October 2017: Upgrading the Nyaung U Airport will translate to a significant rise in visitors to Bagan.

Japan will provide grants worth $42 million to cover the upgrade of Nyaung U Airport in Bagan, U Ye Htut Aung, deputy director general of Department of Civil Aviation told The Myanmar Times on October 24. The upgrades will be done in co-operation with Japanese companies.

Source: Japan to fund upgrade of Bagan airport | The Myanmar Times

Author: Noel Tan

Dr Noel Hidalgo Tan is the Senior Specialist in Archaeology at SEAMEO-SPAFA, the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Archaelogy and Fine Arts.

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