Myan­mar’s third par­lia­men­tary ses­sions ad­journ in Nay Pyi Taw

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Myan­mar’s third par­lia­men­tary ses­sions of both Houses have ad­journed in Nay Pyi Taw, par­lia­ment sources said 22 De­cem­ber.

Speaker of the House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives (Lower House) U Win Myint said at the end of the ses­sion Wed­nes­day evening that dur­ing the ses­sion since Novem­ber, a to­tal of 10 mo­tions in­clud­ing a spe­cial one were sub­mit­ted to the par­lia­ment, of which 6 mo­tions were put on record and 4 to be tabled at the next ses­sion.

Of the 17 bills dis­cussed, 7 were ap­proved with 10 oth­ers re­main­ing to be passed.

He told the House that in per­form­ing du­ties vested by the peo­ple, all par­lia­men­tar­i­ans need to be free from racial and po­lit­i­cal prejudices and be well con­vinced of their deeds in­tended for na­tional rec­on­cil­i­a­tion and na­tion­wide peace.

He also em­pha­sized the need to pro­tect the ben­e­fit of the peo­ple, to make ef­forts for the emer­gence of the fed­eral demo­cratic na­tion, to get rid of de­struc­tive el­e­ments by con­stantly find­ing en­e­mies on the way to the democ­racy move­ment and to ex­ert con­certed ef­forts for na­tional peace.

Speaker of the House of Na­tion­al­i­ties (Up­per House) U Mann Win Khaing Than said that dur­ing the ses­sion the third bill amend­ing the Union Elec­tion Law was de­bated and passed to the House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives, adding that the bill amend­ing the Civil Ser­vice Law came into ef­fect with the sign­ing of the Pres­i­dent.

He said the House also ap­proved the re­port on the draft law on Older Per­sons sub­mit­ted by the bill com­mit­tee.

Both Houses did not dis­close the date of re­sum­ing their fourth ses­sions.

The third ses­sions of both Houses be­gan on Nov. 16 and lasted for more than one month.

(Global Times)

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