BUSINESS – Austria offers support on hydropower

Austria has pledged to provide Burma with technical support on hydropower generation, said Vienna’s visiting Transport, Innovation and Technology Minister Doris Bures upon signing MoUs with Burma’s Naypyidaw’s Electric Power and Transportation ministries on Thursday. DVB has learnt that the assistance on the electricity sector will mainly focused on a high-technology project to generate hydropower on the Irrawaddy River without disrupting its flow.