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Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker meets ambassadors

Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker U Win Myint received Mr. Jaroslav Doleček, Ambassador of the Czech Republic, and Mr. Scot Marciel, Ambassador of the United States, separately at the building of the Pyithu Hluttaw in Nay Pyi Taw on April 4, 2017.

The Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker and the Czech Republic Ambassador discussed matters relating to bilateral friendship and cooperation between the two countries.

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Members of Parliament are lawmakers, not law breakers: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker

Members of Parliament are required to follow rules and regulations, laws, and the constitution in working for regional development, the Speaker of the Pyithu Hluttaw told legislators in Mon State yesterday.

“The present time is a period of democracy transformation. We have been trying to establish a federal Union to let democracy flourish so that the country will be peaceful and developed, said U Win Myint, Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw.

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Pyithu Hluttaw Deputy Speaker meets DCAF Delegation

The Deputy Speaker of the Pyithu Hluttaw U T Khun Myat met with the head of the Asia-Pacific Unit for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) Dr. Albrecht Schnabel and party at his office in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday morning.

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2nd Pyithu Hluttaw 4th Regular Meeting concludes

Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker U Win Myint announced in his concluding speech of the 19th day of the Pyithu Hluttaw that, during the course of the Pyithu Hluttaw 4th Regular Meeting, 92 critical questions and 349 complimentary questions were successfully answered.

The Speaker announced that 14 proposals had been submitted with six proposals ratified, five proposals archived and three proposals left for further discussion.

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Accountability and responsibility for contractors using public money

Companies which are awarded tenders are responsible to repair for any damages during the term of the contract. If the quality control team accepts the executed tasks which do not meet a set standard, the companies and the quality control team are solely responsible, said Union Minister for Construction, U Win Khaing.

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Pyithu Hluttaw: compensation in Manaung Airport, judicial sector

The 15th day of the 2nd Pyithu Hluttaw 4th Regular meeting continued on March 7 at 10 in the morning.

U Tin Nu (also known as) U Tin Nu Aung from Manaung Constituency raised the question of, “What are the plans to compensate the five landowners involved in the expansion project of Manaung Airport?”

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Pyithu Hluttaw: Okkalapa Pagoda, Rehabilitating illegal tenants

The 14th day of the 2nd Pyitthu Hluttaw 4th regular meeting continued yesterday in NayPyiTaw.ThePyithu Hluttaw Speaker informed the Hluttaw on transferring duties between Pyithu Hluttaw committee members and the appointment of new members. In the meeting, Dr.

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Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives President of USIP

Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker U Win Myint received a delegation led by the President of the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) Ms. Nancy Lindborg yesterday afternoon at the Pyithu Hluttaw Building in Nay Pyi Taw.

During the meeting, they discussed matters concerning the democratic reform process and human resources, national reconciliation, internal peace and legislative issues.

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2nd Pyithu Hluttaw 4th regular meeting day 13 commences

On the 13th day of the 2nd Pyithu Hluttaw 4th regular meeting, Union Minister for Construction U Win Khaing stressed the importance of compromising authority of certain parts of appointed land areas for road expansions by Hluttaw Representatives as only when certain ownership is known can the Road Department begin work.

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MP submits motion to hike state lottery jackpots by 10 per cent

At the 12th day meeting of the 2nd Pyithu Hluttaw 4th regular session yesterday, U Win Aung, parliamentarian of Momauk constituency put forward a motion urging the Union Government that out of 40 per cent of the sale of lottery tickets, 10 per cent should be added to the winning prizes, that is, only 30 per cent of the sale of lottery tickets should be collected as state revenue, with four Hluttaw representatives seconding the motion.

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