The 16th regular session of Amyotha Hluttaw was concluded after the 6th day meeting yesterday.
MP U Ko Ko Naing from the Sagaing Region constituency 8 asked about the guarantee for voter rights and for the convenience of voters in the 2020 General Election.
U Myint Aung, the member of Union Election Commission, answered preparations for the elections, including conducting voter education, coordination with state departments and civil organizations and arrangements for the persons with disability.
Questions to MoE
MP U Kyaw Toke from Mandalay Region constituency 7 asked about developments of school libraries and reading habits, MP U Bwe Khane from Chin State constituency 3 about budget allocation for construction of a two-storey RCC 120×30 ft classroom building at the middle school in Zantalan (b) village of Thantlang Township of his constituency in 2020-2021 financial year, MP U Naing Thiha from Mon State constituency 7 about construction of a two-storey RCC 130×30 ft classroom building at Lamine Town of Ye Township in his constituency in 2020-2021 financial year, MP Dr Zaw Lin Htut from Mon State constituency 9 about a one-story 90×30 ft school building at the basic primary school (post) in Binhlaing Ward of Thaton Township in his constituency in 2020-2021 financial year.
The questions were answered by Union Minister for Education Dr Myo Thein Gyi.
Government’s procurement and selling of property bill
MP U Khin Myo Win from Taninthayi Region constituency 12 and MP Dr Khun Win Thaung from Kachin State constituency 11 and U Soe Thein (a) U Maung Soe from Taninthayi Region constituency 10 discussed the bill on the government’s procurement and selling of property.
The 16th session of second Amyotha Hluttaw was held from 18 May to 1 June, with the six meetings in which the MPs raised 43 asterisked questions and 131 non-asterisked questions, tabling two motions of condolences for the death of two MPs, discussing bills and bylaws.
The committees of Amyotha Hluttaw held 13 meetings and the Research, Public Relations and International Relations Department of Amyotha Hluttaw issued two short papers for the MPs.— Aung Ye Thwin (Translated by Aung Khin)