- Chin State gets priority for future business development
- Long-term projects that caused grievances to people discussed at Pyithu Hluttaw
- Allocation of ambulances, medical staff stipends discussed at Amyotha Hluttaw
- Vice President U Myint Swe attends 7th regular meeting with Myanmar entrepreneurs
- Ministry of Information to work with press council for media freedom
At yesterday’s Pyithu Hluttaw meeting it was decided that the Hluttaw would record the motion urging the Union Government to re-scrutinise long-term projects which caused loss of life and destruction of property, as well as those enterprises approved by previous governments which met with disapproval by the public.
The allocation of ambulances to hospitals, clothing and food allowances for medical staff, and tobacco control were among the issues discussed at yesterday’s Amyotha Hluttaw meeting.
The Upper chamber of the parliament discussed funding for two new housing projects, restoration of pasture lands and upgrading of Basic Education schools, among other issues, yesterday.
CHILDREN born to Myanmar nationals working abroad are not automatically eligible for Myanmar citizenship, according to U Thein Swe, Union Minister for Labour, Immigration and Population, who replied to a question posed by Dr Daw Khin Sithu of Loikaw constituency.
Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker U Win Myint met Dr Albrecht Schnabel, Head of the Asia-Pacific Unit for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) and party at the Hall of the Pyithu Hluttaw in Nay Pyi Taw at 2:00 pm yesterday.
National Education Policy Commission-NEPC reported its work in six months starting from October 2016 to April 2017 to the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw yesterday.
Telecommunications towers, water overflow sections of the Mutha-Magyikone-Taunggya-Lintalu-Chinegyi Road and the Myanmar Coastal and Inland Water Transport License Law were among the issues discussed at yesterday’s meeting of the Amyotha Hluttaw.
Water scarcity in Ngapudaw, a sluice gate in Dagon Myothit (South) and agriculture loans for farmers in reserved forest areas were among the issues discussed at yesterday’s Pyithu Hluttaw meeting.
The inauguration of the Bogyoke Aung San statue and the square was held in Mandalay yesterday in commemoration of the centenary of the late national leader, with the attendance of Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker U Win Myint, Secretary of the Central Executive Committee of the National League for Democracy U Win Htein and Chief Minister of Mandalay Region Dr Zaw Myint Maung and officials.
Agricultural loans, efforts to increase exports, illegally installed TV satellite dishes were among the issues discussed at yesterday’s Pyithu Hluttaw meeting.
A total of six questions and discussion and approval of one report were accomplished on the 16th Day Meeting of 2nd Pyithu Hluttaw 5thRegular Session held yesterday morning.