7th coordination meeting between Govt, NCA-S EAOs held in Nay Pyi Taw

The 7th work committee coordination meeting between the Government and the NCA-S EAOs is in progress on 4 August.  Photo: Ko Htein
The 7th work committee coordination meeting between the Government and the NCA-S EAOs is in progress on 4 August.  Photo: Ko Htein

The 7th work committee coordination meeting between the Government and the NCA-S EAOs (Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement Signatories – Ethnic Armed Organizations) was held at the National Reconciliation and Peace Centre (NRPC) in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday morning.
Representatives of the Government at the meeting were the NRPC Vice-Chairman the Attorney-General of the Union U Tun Tun Oo, Lt-Gen Yar Pyae, Lt-Gen Min Naung and Lt-Gen Tin Maung Win from the Office of the Commander-in-Chief (Army), Peace Commission Secretary and Retired Lt-Gen Khin Zaw Oo, Pyithu Hluttaw representative U Pyone Cho (a) U Htay Win Aung, Peace Commission advisory board members U Hla Maung Shwe and U Moe Zaw Oo, and Director-General U Zaw Htay of the Ministry of the Office of the State Counsellor.
NCA Implementation Framework Coordination Group Leader Sao Sai Ngern, NCA Implementation Coordinator U Myo Win, members Pado Saw Ta Doh Moo, U Hla Htay, Saw Mra Yazar Lin, Dr Lian Hmung Sakhong, Salai Htalaw Hei, Saw Sein Win, Pado Saw L Kalusay, Saw Kyaw Nyunt, Kya Salmon, Nai Aung Ma Ngay, Khun Myint Tun and Dr Sai Oo represented the NCA-S EAOs.
During the meeting, Attorney-General of the Union U Tun Tun Oo said that the matters related to the Joint Ceasefire Monitoring Committee were discussed on 2 August, and agreement was reached. With mutual understanding, both sides could transform differences into common stance, he said.
Negotiation groups of both sides discussed matters related to the Part III of the Union Accord. Thirteen agreements on NCA Implementation Framework have been achieved, said the Attorney-General of the Union. Both sides have agreed eight main topics regarding future processes and implementation for post-2020. Two points regarding the basic principle of building the Union based on democracy and federal system have also been agreed, according to the Attorney-General of the Union.
Agreements reached in the coordination meeting will be added to the Part III of the Union Accord, so it can say that both sides are taking efforts to lay foundation for peace process and construction of a Democratic Federal Union for post-2020, said the Attorney-General of the Union.
He also urged the attendees to be patient, open-minded and show mutual understanding in the meeting in order to support ongoing peace process and the upcoming fourth session of the Union Peace Conference – 21st Century Panglong.
He urged both sides to focus on finding common ground in order to help negotiate agreements.
Sao Sai Ngern, the NCA Implementation Framework Coordination Group Leader, said that starting from early 2020, the negotiation groups of both sides have regularly made discussions matters related to implementation of the resolutions of the 8th JICM, the upcoming fourth session of the Union Peace Conference– 21st Century Panglong, and Part III of the Union Peace Accord, and the meetings achieved good results.
The fourth session of the Union Peace Conference– 21st Century Panglong will be organized in the third week of August.
The NCA Implementation Framework Coordination Group Leader Sao Sai Ngern continued that the results achieved from the two-day Work Committee coordination meeting will be submitted to the Peace Process Steering Team (PPST) meeting to be held on 6 and 7 August to seek approval.
The JICM preliminary meeting will be held on 10 and 11 August, and the JICM meeting on 13 August. This two-day coordination meeting discussed the facts that should be included in the Part III of the Union Accord, and in the upcoming JICM meeting on 13 August, the leaders of both sides will approve the facts, according to the group leader Sao Sai Ngern, who urged all the representatives to exert great efforts in the two-day coordination meeting to achieve good results.
Proposals of both sides for implementation of the resolutions of the 8th JICM, the NCA Implementation and Framework, relevant future processes for post-2020, plans for step-by-step implementation and basic principles were discussed in the meeting.
The second-day of the meeting will be held on 5 August. —Myo Myint, Han Lin Naing (Translated by Maung Maung Swe)

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