BUSINESS – Electricity for all by 2030, says govt

Burma’s Ministry of Electric Power says that it has increased access to electricity by 33 percent during the first three years of Thein Sein government rule. Furthermore, according to Electricity Minister Khin Maung Soe, it is looking to ensure that every household in the country has electricity by 2030. Speaking this week at a workshop in Naypyidaw co-sponsored by the World Bank, he said that more than three million households now have access to the national grid.