Union Minister for Transport and Communications U Thant Sin Maung looked into renovation of embankment in Nyaungdon Township, Ayeyawady Region, on 19 January morning.
After hearing reports, the Union Minister advised to make consultations with experts from the Netherlands for renovation works to ensuring a resistible design of the new embankment and to finalize the works before flood season.
Damage of the embankment occurred on 7 January, and it spoiled 500 ft up to 19 January.
Local authorities are taking temporary measures and precautions to prevent more damages and losses. —MNA (Translated by Aung Khin)