Politics

NLD govt should carry out rule of law, national reconciliation and charter change in unison during remaining tenure

The current NLD dominant government ought to carry out prevalence of rule of law, national reconciliation and constitutional amendments at the same time during the remaining presidential term, said Sai Nyunt Lwin, General Secretary of Shan National League for Democracy (SNLD).

Eleven Media Group asked Sai Nyunt Lwin, General Secretary of Shan National League for Democracy (SNLD) about the latter’s opinion on two-year performance of the NLD government term and future tasks.

UEC to meet election sub-commissions on April 9

The Union Election Commission (UEC) will meet election sub-commissions from across Myanmar on April 9 to discuss election procedures, commission member Myint Naing told the Daily Eleven.

"We have a meeting on April 9 and 10. We will discuss our strategic plan. As we have formed new more election sub-commissions, we have to discuss what they should know about the election process," said Myint Naing.

The UEC also met with chairmen of region and state election sub-commissions on February 7 to discuss the by-election scheduled this year.

Second national youth conference of NLD set on April 7

The second national youth conference of the National League for Democracy (NLD) will be held at Myanmar Convention Centre (2) in Nay Pyi Taw on April 7, said Maung Maung Oo, chairman of the commission for organising the conference.

The conference will be attended by NLD's central executive committee members and young representatives from various states and regions.

"We have over 75,000 youth representatives from various states and regions. Over 260 youngsters democratically selected from those 75,000 youths will be participating in the conference," said Maung Maung Oo.

Social Welfare Minister to go Bangladesh after 10th April

YANGON- Dr Win Myat Aye, Union Minister of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement, will be going to Bangladesh after 10th April aiming to discuss about repatriation program, Nay Win, Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement, told to Eleven Media Group yesterday.
 
“Date for leaving to Bangladesh has been submitted. But, the approval isn’t decided. I think, the date will be around 11th April,” said Nay Win.

Minister says govt is responsible for organizing national-level political dialogue

The government is responsible for organizing a national-level political dialogue for New Mon State Party, Minister Kyaw Tint Swe of State Counsellor Office, Vice-Chairman of National Reconciliation and Peace Center (NRPC) said.

The remarks of the minister came from the coordination meeting on national-level political dialogue held at Office of Mon State Government in Mon State on April 2.

Welcoming ceremony for new President Win Myint held

A ceremony to welcome the new President Win Myint, who becomes the 10th president of Myanmar was held in front of the Maha Bandoola Park on April 1 afternoon. It was led by Magway Sayadaw U Parmaukkha.
President Htin Kyaw elected after the 2015 General Election as resigned from office on March 21.
It was attended by people who desire rule of law and order, some organizations, members of former political prisoners association, farmers’ organization.

UN OCHA’s Second Highest will visit Myanmar

YANGON- For Humanitarian affairs, Ursula Mueller, Second Highest of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA) will be paving a visit to Myanmar from April 2nd to 8th, according to the statement of United Nations OCHA Myanmar released on April 1st.
 
Ursula Mueller who is also under Secretary-General of the UN OCHA and Emergency Relief Coordinator will go to Kachin and Rakhine States during his tour.
 

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s speech on the 2nd anniversary of NLD Government

My fellow citizens of our Union,

It is now two years that the National League for Democracy (NLD) government, elected by the people, has been in office.

Just as I am doing so, all Government Ministries will be reporting to the people on what they have accomplished, their strengths as well as weaknesses. They will be reporting to you earnestly in keeping with the motto we chose last year, “together with the people”.

Newly-elected president sworn into office

A lot of effort should be put into making reforms the people long for and increased emphasis will be placed on media role, an eye and an ear of the people in addition to exercising close supervision on slowly-reforming-departments, said Win Myint, newly-elected president.

Win Myint, who became a new president, was sworn into office before the Speaker of Union Parliament at the regular session of Union Parliament (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw) in Nay Pyi Taw on March 30 and then made a speech.

NDFC reorganised as new president takes office

The National Defence and Security Council has been reorganised as new President Win Myint has started taking office, according to the notification No.2/2018 issued by the President Office of Myanmar on March 30.

The notification says the council has been reorganised in accordance with the provisions stated in article 201 of the Constitution of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and article 10 (a) of the Union Government Law.