2nd Pyithu Hluttaw 4th regular session holds its 3rd day meeting

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Pyithu Hluttaw is being convened in Nay Pyi Taw.

Pyithu Hluttaw continued its 3rd Day Meeting yesterday, in which 4 questioning, putting 2 motions to the Hluttaw, putting one revised motion and acquisition of Hluttaw’s decision were made.
At the meeting, U Ohn Win, Union Minister for Resources and Environmental Conservation replied to the question raised by U Min Naung of Pinlebu constituency said, “The SLORC/ State Law & Order Restoration Committee enacted Myanma Mining Law under law no—8/94 dated 6 September 1994, with bye-laws of Myanma Mining issued under notification 125/96 dated 30 December 1996. Under section 10 of the Myanma Mining Law, bye-law’s section 44, licences for small-scale miners to exploit mining were granted. Revised law of Myanma Mining Law 1994 was promulgated under the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law no 72 on 24 December 2015. Under the Revised Law of Myanma Mining Law, licences to do mining on small-scale are to be applied to the board of scrutiny and grant of Regions and States.”
Afterward, U Ohn Win, Union Minister replied to the question raised by U Tun Wai of Phaung Pyin constituency as to which policies are to be laid down for the people to officially use teak and hard-wood where there are no timber selling depots and sawmills, and whether there are plans to make reforestations so as to continually produce for exports, at length.
Then, U Khin Cho of Hlinebwe constituency put the motion urging the Government of the State to exert efforts for the broader success of bamboo plantation which was seconded by U Bo Gyi of Chauk constituency. As the Hluttaw decided to discuss it, Deputy Speaker of the Pyithu Hluttaw announced that anyone interested in debating concerning the motion could have their names listed in the debate.
In addition, U Zaw Win of Htantabin constituency, Bago Region, member of drafting committee discussed for the approval of the clauses and sub-clauses concerning revised motion regarding Oil and Oil Products Law submitted by the ministry of electrical power and energy. Then, Deputy Speaker of Hluttaw won the decision of the Hluttaw and approved it.
Then, U Myint Oo of Thanappin constituency put the motion to the Hluttaw concerning re-designating Kandawgyi Lake catchment area, Bago Region as the reserved forest after withdrawal from private contracts, for systematic conservation and availability of safe drinking water. Concerning the motion, Dr Myint Thein of Nyaunglebin constituency seconded it after presenting his surveys about the lake. 7 other parliamentarians suggested as to the motion, followed by clarification from the U Ohn Win, Union Minister.
Afterward, Deputy Speaker of the Hluttaw took the opinion of Hluttaw and approved it.

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