Other Information

1. Currency

The local currency is “Myanmar Kyat (MMK)”—banknotes available in denominations of MMK 50, MMK 100, MMK 200, MMK 500, MMK 1,000, MMK 5,000 and MMK 10,000. Currency Exchange Rate from Central Bank of Myanmar as of August 21, 2018 is 1 USD = 1,495 MMK. You can check updated Currency Exchange Rate on Central Bank of Myanmar Website. http://forex.cbm.gov.mm/index.php/fxrate.There may be a little difference between the Currency Exchange Rate from Central Bank of Myanmar, Private Banks and Currency Exchange Counters.

2. Electricity

The electric supply most commonly used in Myanmar is 220V. The electric plugs and sockets are designed for two pins (round and/or flat) plugs, however UK sockets are common in hotels. All the attendees are recommended to carry Converters / Transformer and adaptors.

3. Telecommunication
Country Code (Myanmar) +95
Area Code (Ngapali) 043
Mobile Phone 09

Most hotels provide local and international telephone services chargeable to personal hotel bills of the participants. Some hotels provide chargeable fax and free Wi-Fi internet.

4. Time Zone

Local Time Zone: GMT + 6.5 hours