Na­tional Lo­gis­tics Mas­ter Plan in the pipe­line

Maritime Gateway - - International News -

The Min­istry of Trans­port and Com­mu­ni­ca­tions, with help from JICA, is draw­ing up a Na­tional Lo­gis­tics Mas­ter Plan to sup­ple­ment the ex­ist­ing Na­tional Trans­port Mas­ter Plan in Myan­mar. Masayuki Kara­sawa, chief rep­re­sen­ta­tive of JICA’S Myan­mar Of­fice, pre­sented the Na­tional Lo­gis­tics Mas­ter Plan, which is ex­pected to be launched within the year. A to­tal of 167 projects have been in­cluded un­der the new lo­gis­tics plan, of which 108 have al­ready been iden­ti­fied un­der the ear­lier trans­port plan. As such, 59 lo­gis­tics projects have been added based on ur­gency, avail­able re­sources and de­mand. Cargo move­ment to and from Myan­mar is fore­cast to dou­ble to 312 mil­lion tonnes by 2030 com­pared to 169 mil­lion tonnes in 2015.

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