Myanma Port Authority collecting rent from just two of nine Yangon water bus terminals
5 July 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Of the nine port terminals of the Yangon Water Bus service, the Myanma Port Authority is collecting rent from just two, said U Bo Soe, the Assistant General Manager of the port authority.
"We are collecting rent of K700,000 per month from the No4 and Lanthit terminals. The Myanma Port Authority is not charging any rent from the remaining terminals to help develop the water bus service," said U Bo Soe, who is also a member of the Yangon Region Transport Authority
"At present, the Yangon Water Bus is running 11 ferries for 100,000 passengers. The number of passengers has decreased in the monsoon season," said U Bo Win
"We have made plans to extend the water bus route to the South Okkalapa Pagoda. They have been submitted to the regional government," he added
By Nyein Nyein (Translated by EMM)