State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi attended a ground breaking ceremony to launch the construction of the Myanmar-Korea Friendship Bridge in Dala, Yangon Region yesterday, state media reported.
At the ceremony, the State Counsellor pressed a button to drive a pile to launch the project. State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi arrived at the project area in Dala by boat.
At the beginning of the ceremony, Union Minister for Construction U Han Zaw spoke about the Myanmar-Korea Friendship Bridge (Dala) project and the benefits which can be gained from the bridge upon completion. Afterwards, Mr. Kim Hyun Chul, senior economic adviser of the Republic of Korea and Chairman of the Presidential Committee on New Southern Policy, spoke about Republic of Korea’s cooperation efforts in developing economic, social and infrastructure sectors in Myanmar.