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Electricity for a Bright Future in Myanmar

September 24, 2013

Of the nearly 60 million people living in Myanmar, three out of four are without reliable access to electricity. Electricity means that students don't have to study at night under the weak light of kerosene lamps or candles. It means lifesaving medicine won't spoil because of power fluctuations in rural health centers. Electricity is what will power the information and communication technology industry, vital to Myanmar's progress, forward. Working with the public and private sectors and other development organizations, the World Bank Group is hoping to facilitate investments to help revitalize Myanmar's energy infrastructure and power sources.