Politics

No mutual trust means no signing NCA: Aung San Suu Kyi

No mutual trust causes no signing Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA), an initial step toward genuine internal peace. If one believes in himself, he will obtain capability of believing in others, said State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi.

The remarks of the State Counsellor came from the peace talk held with local people in Myaungmya, Ayeyawady Region on April 10.

UEC, election sub-commissions meet to discuss election process, strategic plan

The Union Election Commission (UEC) is holding a meeting with region/state election sub-commissions to discuss election processes and a future strategic plan, UEC member Myint Naing told the Daily Eleven.

The meeting started in Grand Amara Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw on April 9.

"At the meeting, election processes and strategic plans are being discussed," said Myint Naing. "I gave a brief account of the strategic plan and processes before, during and after election."

Govt proposes MoU to UNDP and UNHCR to cooperate in government’s efforts in carrying out livelihood development for all communities in Rakhine State

The Government has proposed a draft MOU to UNDP and UNHCR to jointly assist the Government’s efforts in carrying out livelihood development for all communities in Rakhine State and for repatriation and resettlement of the displaced persons respectively, said Kyaw Tin, Minister for International Cooperation.

State Counsellor holds Peace Talk with Myaungmya residents

PATHEIN- Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor, will be holding a peace talk with Myaungmya residents at the No.1 Basic Education High School, Myaungmya in Ayeyawady Region today.
 
She arrives in Myaungmya Township by helicopter this morning and attends the peace talk at the school.
 
After holding a peace talk, she will proceed to Zayar Maydani Monastery where her mother Daw Khin Kyi had donated there.
 

Ruling NLD didn’t make political cooperation with ethnic political parties any longer after taking office: SNLD

Ruling party of National League for Democracy has not closely made political cooperation with other ethnic political parties any longer since it came to power, said Sai Nyunt Lwin, General Secretary of the Shan Nationalities League for Democracy.

The NLD made in political cooperation with ethnic political parties before 2010. But it was a different matter after 2015 when it came to power, Sai Nyunt Lwin said in an interview with the Eleven Media Group.

KNPP to meet with government peace commission in Loikaw late April

The Karenni National Progressive Party (KNPP) is going to officially meet with the government peace commission at the hall of Loikaw in Kayah State in the last week of April, said Khu Ngyay Rel, an in-charge of Loikaw relations of KNPP.

The KNPP is the ethnic armed group that already signed the ceasefire at the state level and the Union level. The official meeting has been scheduled from April 23 to 25. In a bid to hold an official meeting, the KNPP and the government organized a preliminary coordination meeting in Loikaw on April 6.

A dinner to mark President’s Win Myint Taking Office held

A dinner to mark the newly elected president Win Myint’s taking office was held at the President’s Residence in Nay Pyi Taw on April 6.
State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi, commander-in-chief, ministers, deputy ministers, ambassadors from foreign countries and those invited attended the party.
President Win Myint later delivered a speech.
He said, for the interest of the State and its people, everyone must work hard unitedly. 

PPST meets in Chiang Mai

The Peace Process Steering Team (PPST) formed with eight NCA ethnic signatories held its meeting in Chiang Mai, Thailand on April 4.  

The representatives from the New Mon State Party (NMSP) and the Lahu Democratic Union (LDU), which have not participated in the signing of the NCA, have been in attendance at the meeting of PPST.

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.