Published on Saturday, 24 August 2013 17:19
National League for Democracy (NLD)'s chairman Aung San Suu Kyi speaking to MPs from NLD at the Parliament
(Photo - EMG)
The opposition National League for Democracy (NLD) will launch a campaign to educate the public about the constitutional amendments, said party leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
Suu Kyi, also Lower House MP, told her party members the central executive committee would issue directives for the campaign.
"All can give suggestions over the constitution. We are planning to give public education about the constitutional amendments. This is because the people need to understand the constitution. Most do not know what the constitution carries. Few people read it. It is also difficult to get all the people to read the constitution," said the opposition leader.
The NLD headquarters would lead the campaign in cooperation with the party's members of parliament and provide necessary instructions for the educative campaign, Suu Kyi told her party members during their study visit to the parliament building in Nay Pyi Taw on Thursday.
She, however, stressed the need for her members to campaign in a correct way and based on democratic procedures.
Myanmar is now reviewing the constitution for its amendments by forming a parliamentary committee, whose members also include seven NLD parliamentarians.
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