Opening ceremony of second Thailand-Myanmar Friendship Bridge in Mae Sot prepared

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Tak – Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith visited Tak Special Economic Zone in Mae Sot district to view preparations for the opening ceremony of a second Thailand-Myanmar Friendship Bridge.

The transport minister, along with Department of Highways Director General Anon Luangboriboon, viewed the second Thailand-Myanmar Friendship Bridge in Mae Sot, Tak, for which the opening ceremony is scheduled on 19 March 2019.

The opening ceremony will be presided over by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and Myanmar’s State Counsel Aung San Suu Kyi.

National flags of both countries will be placed along a 17-kilometer road from Nong Bua Village in Mae Pa, Tak, to the bridge.

The second Thailand-Myanmar Friendship Bridge, constructed with a 4.28 billion baht budget, covers the 17-kilometer road in Thailand and a four-kilometer road in Myawaddy, Myanmar, as well as border- crossing facilities and government premises.