The Myanmar Archaeology Association will sue the Bagan Management Committee for mismanagement of the Bagan heritage site in Mandalay Region, the association’s secretary has said.
association will send a letter through a law firm to Nyaung U district
court this week. The court will look into the accusations, and hearings
on the matter are expected to take about two months, said U Thu Ra Aung,
the association’s secretary.
“Our priority is to save our
national heritage, Bagan, from mismanagement and to show that, in a
democracy, there are checks and balances under the law,” he said.
association on Tuesday held a press conference in Yangon about the
implementation of projects and management policies in Bagan and to call
for more transparency, responsibility and accountability.
Phoe Phyu, the association’s lawyer, said his law firm, Phoe Phu and
Associates, is preparing to sue the committee, which is led by Mandalay
Region Chief Minister U Zaw Myint Maung.
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