Transport Sector: Myanmar-Laos Friendship Bridge reopened

14 May 2022
2022-05-14 13:14

At Kyainglap (Kenglap) of Tachileik District in Shan State, the Myanmar-Laos Friendship Bridge has reopened.

A Myanmar delegation led by township administrator U Aung Myo Htwe met with the delegation led by deputy township administrator from Tak District of Laos on the Myanmar-Laos Friendship Bridge to ceremonially open the Bridge.

At the Myanmar side check point, a delegation consisting of members of the general administration department, health, labor and immigration, trade and police force sector under the supervision of Tachileik Township administrator U Tin Oo Kyaw and a delegation with 7 representatives from Laos discussed detailed rules and regulations which are to be followed by both parties.

According to the discussions, drivers need to be fully vaccinated in transporting goods; they need to get COVID-19 test once every 14 days; only 2 drivers are allowed and they need to stay in designated area. Myanmar-Laos Friendship Bridge is open every day from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm.

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