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Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives US Ambassador, Adviser to NDI separately

U Win Myint, Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw, received Mr Scot Marciel, Ambassador of the United States, and Mr Edmond Effendija, Adviser to the National Democratic Institute (NDI), separately in the reception hall of Pyithu Hluttaw in Nay Pyi Taw on December 6, 2016.

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2nd Pyithu Hluttaw 3rd Regular Session’s 12th Meeting Held

Pyithu Hluttaw approved that it will hear the proposal submitted at 12th meeting by U Thaung Aye, parliamentarian of Pyawbwe constituency at the Pyithu Hluttaw—calling for the Union Government to implement by laying down multi-development projects of SMEs including advanced farming and livestock breeding and giving out grants of land lease by systematically letting rural housing estates for the development of living standard of the rural populace, rural developme

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Pyithu Hluttaw MPs raise eight questions

Members of the parliament of Pyithu Hluttaw raised eight questions including upgrading infrastructures of the health sector and sports.

MP U Aye Naing of Dagon Myothit (South) constituency asked whether authorities have a plan to take back the sports ground in the township from the Myanmar Football Federation and Zeyar Shwe Myay soccer club.

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Land in Hlaing, dam in Shan State discussed by Union ministers

A former playground in Hlaing Township and a dam in Shan State were among the issues discussed at the Pyithu Hluttaw session on November 2, 2016.

In response to a question raised by a representative, the Union Minister for Industry U Khin Maung Cho said yesterday that a plot of land in Hlaing Township leased to private companies by the Ministry of Industry will not be designated as a public place.

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License revocation for distilleries that breach rules on waste management

Distilleries that fail to adopt standards in discharging their waste water will have their licenses revoked, Deputy Minister for Home Affairs Maj-Gen Aung Soe said to the Pyithu Hluttaw Session on November 29, 2016.

The minister made the statement in response to a motion urging the union government to take action against distilleries that fail to observe the regulations of waste management.

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Seventh Day Session of Pyithu Hluttaw held

Yesterday’s Pyuthu Hluttaw session raised seven questions concerning the agriculture and irrigation sector and submitted a motion relating to disbursement of agricultural loans.

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Pyithu Hluttaw focuses on environmental issues

The Pyithu Hluttaw agreed to hear the issue of pollution of drinking water in the Kandawgyi watershed area due to rubber plantations in Bago.

MP U Myint Oo submitted a proposal to revoke permission given to private businessmen to set up a rubber plantation in the watershed area of the lake because the activity has caused the fouling of the water.

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Pyithu Hluttaw session continues

Issues such as stay permits for foreign businessmen, printing currency notes with General Aung San’s portrait and protection of ethnic affairs and child labour were put forward to the Pyithu Hluttaw on November 22, 2016.

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Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives Ambassador of the Republic of Chile, EU Special Representative for Human Rights

U Win Myint, Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw, received H.E. Mr. Javier Becker Ambassador of the Republic of Chile to Myanmar as well as Mr. Stavros Lambrinidis, European Union Special Representative for Human Rights and officials separately at Pyithu Hluttaw building in Nay Pyi Taw on November 22, 2016.

At the meeting with Ambassador of the Republic of Chile, they discussed matters related to promotion of bilateral cooperation.

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Pyithu Hluttaw to debate bill amending examination law

The bill committee of the Pyithu Hluttaw put forward reports on a bill amending the 1973 Board of Examination Law and Oil and Petroleum Products Bill yesterday to the parliament.

Following the discussion by four MPs, Speaker U Win Myint invited MPs to discuss the amendments of the two bills in an ongoing session of the parliament.

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