The Committee for Supporting Peace and Stability in Rakhine State held its coordination meeting at the meeting hall No.3 of the Yangon Region Government Office in Yangon yesterday.
The meeting was attended by Chairman of the committee U Aye Tha Aung, Vice Chairmen Union Minister for Information Dr. Pe Myint and Rakhine State Chief Minister U Nyi Pu, committee members Deputy Minister U Tin Myint, Deputy Attorney-General U Win Myint, Rakhine State Minister for Security and Border Affairs Col. Phone Tint, State Hluttaw Representatives U Maung Maung Ohn and U Oo Than Naing, Rtd Deputy Minister U Nyi Hla Nge and Deputy Police Chief Police Maj-Gen Aung Naing Thu.
At the meeting, U Aye Tha Aung, Chairman of the committee and Deputy Speaker of Amyotha Hluttaw, said that the committee would hear the experts’ proposals and suggestions on the armed conflict in Rakhine State. The committee would strive for including the internal conflicts of Myanmar and armed conflicts in Rakhine State in the final report while taking the experts’ suggestions in the short and long-term measures to be taken. He also urged to make the suggestions openly at the meeting.
Next, Senior Researcher of Myanmar Studies Group U Aye Maung Kyaw, Writer U Than Soe Naing, Writer U Kyaw Win, Executive Director of JMC-U U Aung Naing Oo suggested the conditions of peace process between the government and the ethnic armed organizations, the long-term and short-terms schemes conducting for stability, peace and development of the Rakhine State. Chairman and Vice Chairmen of the committee then discussed the conditions of the on-going process at the meeting.
In his closing remarks at the meeting, Chairman of the Committee and Deputy Speaker of the Amyotha Hluttaw U Aye Tha Aung said he was aware of the fact that there were many discussions and suggestions to be made, and the discussions of the experts would be beneficial to the committee.
Win Ko Ko Aung)