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January 2, 2020
Yangon, Myanmar, August 9, 2019—IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has been supporting the Building Control Authority (BCA) of the Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) to reform the city’s construction permit system and create a business and investor-friendly environment in Myanmar. The Yangon Building Permit System (YBPS) went online on July 1 and will be piloted until the end of the year.

Following a year-long partnership between IFC and YCDC, the automated, paper-free system is estimated to red ...
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August 8, 2019
Yangon, Myanmar, May 7, 2018—IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today launched a partnership with Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) to create a business and investor-friendly environment in Myanmar by reforming Yangon’s construction permit system. The aim is to support the country’s business regulatory and legal reforms, thus strengthening the role of the priv ...
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August 7, 2019
ရန်ကုန်မြို့တော်စည်ပင်သာယာရေး နယ်နမိတ်အတွင်း ဆောက်လုပ်မည့် ၃ ထပ်နှင့် အထက်အဆောက်အအုံများ ဆောက်လုပ်ခွင့်တင်ပြရာတွင် အထပ်မြင့်အဆောက်အအုံ တည်ဆောက်ရေး စီမံကိန်းများ ကြီးကြပ်စစ်ဆေ ...
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March 13, 2020
This is to notify that the pilot test run of Risk Based System, utilizing Building Categorization Matrix (BCM) will be initialized in scrutinizing the building construction application cases in YCDC area, starting June 2019, replacing the current system, with an aim to speed up the building construction permitting procedure for businesses and investors alike, Level of risk will also dictate the requirement of documents, Categorization of risk will give more transparency to the public allowing them to estima ...
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