NAYPYITAW- Reform processes and nation building tasks will be carried out at the National League for Democracy (NLD), MP Thet Thet Khaing representing Dagon Township Constituency yesterday told Media about in an interview regarding her dismissal from her post in the party before starting the meeting.
The ruling NLD dismissed Lower House MP Thet Thet Khaing and Regional MP Kyaw Zeya representing Dagon Township Constituency-2, from their positions in the party.
“I’m going to stand for the nation only and I’m working for the state. NLD didn’t dismiss me from the party. If they[NLD] will dismiss me from the party, I can’t remain in the party. I’m free to work at the parliament still. Parliament is convenient for me because I’m working in accordance with the parliament law. The news didn’t shocked me. Mainly, I want to work for the nation. It is the fourth time of this kind. I would like to urge the NLD to do more reforming processes and building tasks for the party,” said Thet Thet Khaing.
She also said that she was dismissed due to violation of the party’s rules and policies but she has no plans to complain about it.
The NLD issued a statement dated on August 27th, which claims that according to the decision made at the NLD’s CEC meeting on August 25th, the party had dismissed MP Thet Thet Khaing from her position in the party.
As for NLD’s MPs, they were automatically assigned as the Township executive members.
Dr Myo Nyunt, NLD’s spokesperson, said that two MPs were dismissed according to the party’s rules. Members can remonstrate and debate about their different views in the party. But they still must follow policies and directives as talking about certain issues with one-sided views may hamper the party’s unity. The NLD took action against them according to the party’s rule as the party wants members to exactly abide by directives and rules set by the party.
In addition, the NLD dismissed lower MP Dr Soe Moe Thu representing Myaungmya Township Constituency in Ayeyarwady Region, from his position in the party due to social problems. But the Lower House Speaker issued a notification on August 29, this year that Dr Soe Moe Thu was appointed a member of the International Relations Committee formed by the Lower House Parliament.