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The barge was designed by Burmese architect U Ngwe Hlaing, who based it on the Pyigyimon royal barge.
Construction began in June 1972 and it was finished in October 1974.
The barge is a two-storied construction of concrete and stucco, reinforced by iron rods, with a pyatthat-topped roof, two reception halls and a conference room.[unreliable source] It houses a buffet restaurant today.
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