10 -2 -2014 To 16- 2-2014
The cable car project will be constructed in Zwe Ka Pin Swe Taw Shin Pagoda, Hpa-An city, Kayin State with the organization of Pi nam abbot from Great World Thanni Thu Kha monastery, Zaw Ka Pin abbot, the abbot from Mingalar Pariyat Ti Monastery and cooperated between SMETSD ABHD company from Malaysia country and the expert from Myanmar Engineering association.
The Zwe Ka Pin pagoda is situated the 7 miles from the south of Hpa-An City and 2734 feet high above the sea level, 20 miles long from South to North.
The cable car can carry 40 numbers of people with the electric motor and the cable rope has 38 mm width and can utilize for 10 to 15 years.
The mountain has to climb 1650 in for 2 half or 3 hours but after the project is finished, the travelers only have to take a few minutes and this project will cost 20 million.
The cable car is the first and only project in Nlyanmar with the collaboration of government society,locals, peace organization and donators with the purpose of convenience of going to Zwe Ka Pin Pagoda.
REF: THE STANDARD TIME DAILY
Source : Traveller journal