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Can you provide details on the approval for the mine, and the role of consultation in relation to the ESIA?

  1. On 3rd June 2010, the Production Sharing Contract of the Letpadaung Mine Project was signed, witnessed by the Prime Minister of China and the Prime Minister of Myanmar.

     

  2. On10th September 2010, Myanmar Wanbao Mining Copper Limited was registered.

     

  3. The registration of land and crops for the Letpadaung Project was completed in 2011 via La Na (39), which resulted in the issue of a 60-year land grant for the Letpadaung Copper Mine to MEHL by the Ministry of Home Affairs on 3 August 2012.

     

  4. The land compensation was completed in 2011 based on the standards formulated by the government.

     

  5. On 24th July 2013, the Amendment Production Sharing Contract of Letpadaung Mine Project was signed.

     

  6. According to related Myanmar laws the Project is legal in all aspects.