RAKHINE STATE NAVAL BASE MOVED TO KYAUKPYU IN WESTERN MYANMAR
Sittwe, 12th January 02: As part of a sweeping change in relocating defence headquarters in Rakhine State, the western region of Myanmar, the Dhanyawaddy Naval Base has been moved to Kyaukpyu from Sittwe, according to our correspondent from Sittwe.
At present there are ten defence services headquarters in
After relocation of the Western Command, the important defence headquarters to Ann, only a Regional Defence Administration (Detha Kwaetke Hmu Sitthana Gyouk, DaKaSa) has been installed in Sittwe. General Phon Swe has been installed as the commander of DaKaSa. Now as Dhanyawaddy has been moved to Kyaukpyu, the Myanmar Navy has also been given a shake-up in its administration in Sittwe and demoted from its former status of Regional Naval Headquarter of the western region.
Recently all the regional commanders have been reshuffled and Brigadier Maung Oo has been installed as the new Western Commander. General Aung Htwe, former Western Commander has been made Commander-in-charge of the Defence Services in