The plan is underway to implement a hotel zone project. The project is a part of ecotourism development and the hotel zone will be near Shwesettaw pagoda’s precinct in Minbu district.
The environment of forests, mountains and land near Shwesettaw remains intact. Authorities have already granted permission to implement the hotel zone with the approval of the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation and the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism. The relevant departments are coordinating to draw the map.
After drawing the map, they will design the structure of the hotel zone as to where the forest will be, where the lake will be and the hotel will be built on how many acres of land etc.They will get the guidelines from the regional government and invite the investment companies and private entrepreneurs. The ecotourism project will be based in nature, elephant camps, Shwesettaw wildlife sanctuary, the high standard hotels and motels and bamboo houses. It is aimed to attract not only the local travellers but also the foreign travellers.
The Hotel zone to be established coffee farming, organic farming, the custom of local residents, local products and foods can attract the outside visitors. The project is expected to start implementing in February 2021 before the Shwesettaw pagoda festival.
Source:The Global New Light of Myanmar