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2nd Pyithu Hluttaw 3rd regular session’s 18th meeting held

The matter of whether U Wisara Road was actually repaired and a reprimand for one MP who was reading a journal while the parliament is in session were among the issues discussed at the latest meeting of the Pyithu Hluttaw on Tuesday.

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Pyithu Hluttaw committees hold coordination meeting

A coordination meeting 2/2016 between U Win Myint, Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw, and chairmen and secretaries of the parliamentary committees was held in Nay Pyi Taw on December 19, 2016, with the opening remarks by the Speaker.

At the meeting, chairmen and secretaries of the parliamentary committees reported on the resolutions of the previous meeting and tasks being carried out. After hearing the reports, Speaker U Win Myint reviewed the works.

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Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker U Win Myint receives Ambassador of Canada

Speaker of the Pyithu Hlttaw U Win Myint received H.E. Ms. Karen MacArthur, the ambassador of Canada to Myanmar, at the Pyithu Hluttaw Hall in the Hluttaw Building in Nay Pyi Taw, at 2:00 pm, on 13 December 2016.

During the meeting, they discussed matters relating to the friendship and cooperation between the two governments and two parliaments.

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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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