YANGON CENTRAL RAILWAYS STATION COMPLEX COMPREHENSIVE DEVELOPMENT PROJECT

THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE UNION OF MYANMAR
MINISTRY OF RAIL TRANSPORTATION
MYANMA RAILWAYS

COMPREHENSIVE DEVELOPMENT FOR YANGON CENTRAL RAILWAYS STATION COMPLEX

 

Q&A

Q: How long it would take to complete the project?

A: Tentatively planned for 5 years to compete. However, it depends on successful developer’s plan
and implementation

Q: Have you considered Environmental Impacts and Social Impact by this project?

A: Of course, we do.

EIA: The successful Developer is required to conduct EIA and to be assessed by independent
consultant (to be engaged by MR)

SIA: Majority of the people living in this area are our own staff. We have detail statistics of
affected people and consulted with all of them. We have planned to build housing for them
at our own premises and it has to be according to MR’s guideline.

We are in the process of negotiating and consulting with the rest.

Q: Is this project to be implemented phase by phase?

A: Yes, it has to be, since it is a large scale project. We have plan for zoning and sequencing and will
discuss with the successful developer prior to implementation.

Q: What business model you would use to implement?

A: There are various business models we could refer to, and also there is clear guideline in MIC Law,
such as BOT, JV, etc. We would look into the competitive proposal submitted by the potential
developers. Obviously, we will choose the option that would benefit best for the country.

Q: What are the criteria for shortlisting of EOI submission (Phase I)?

A: We will be looking at reputability, experience, expertise and financial liability.

Q: How do you determine financial liability?

A: We will examine the relevant submitted records and reports (such as independently audited
accounts statements) for strong and stability of financial status.


Q: Joint Venture with Myanma Railways


A: Myanma Railways will not be Joint Venture partner.


Q: Development model


A: The Tenderer may propose mutually beneficial and economically viable business model. As posted in our website www.yangonrailwaystation.com.mm under Questions & Answers (24 April 2014) There are various business models we could refer to, and also there is clear guideline in MIC Law, such as BOT, JV, etc. We would look into the competitive proposal submitted by the potential developers. Obviously, we will choose the option that would benefit best for the country.


Q: Applicable Law


A: As defined under Article 1.1.1 of Draft Concession Agreement;
“Applicable Law” means all laws, including rules, directions, guidelines, regulations and notifications made thereunder and having the force of law, and judgments, decrees, injunctions, writs and orders of any court of record, as may be in force and effect in Myanmar during the subsistence of this Agreement


Q: Any certificate to clarify the accurate area


A: All Exhibits including Yangon Central Railways Station Yard and Basic Development Zoning are indication only. Exact coordinates are to be determined. Please refer to Section 2.1.2 of ITT


Q: Variation to principles


A: If there are no written laws or regulations, the Tenderer may propose ‘best practice’


Q: In-house consultant


A: As stated under Section 2.2.3 of ITT


Q: Tender Document submission address


A: We have sent you email stating submission address and also posted in our website www.yangonrailwaystation.com.mm under Announcement – 1


Q: Tender Evaluation


A: Clearly stated under Section 25. Tender Evaluation Procedures, Section 26. Process to be Confidential and Section 28. Evaluation of Tender

Q: Responsibility of Concessionaire


A: As stated in our Essential Policy, which includes;
i. To identify and establish transport interchanges is essential.
ii. To minimize the disturbance to train operation during the construction stage
iii. To establish commercial buildings, office rent complexes, multistoried buildings is to be considered, etc.
iv. The development shall be sustainable and environmental friendly.


Q: Information on Station Building planning


A: Stated clearly under Section 2.1.3 c) iii.