Now is the time to initiate the compilation of correct data on the voting list as correct statistics are important for the forthcoming election, said State Administration Council Chairman Prime Minister Senior General Min Aung Hlaing at a meeting with Union ministers, the chairman of Nay Pyi Taw Council, chief ministers of regions and states and chairpersons of self-administered zones and division at the SAC Chairman Office in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday morning.
Grandly holding 75th Anniversary (Diamond Jubilee) Independence Day is a benchmark in the history
Speaking on the occasion, the Senior General said that he took pride in successfully marking the 75th Anniversary (Diamond Jubilee) Independence Day as a significant benchmark in the history of the State Administration Council.
Implementing political and national aims for the development of the nation
An aim is being implemented to build a Union based on multiparty democratic system will be implemented under the political trend whereas the administrative system will be a combined system of democratic administration and federal administration that all ethnic people and citizens aspire to. On the other hand, one more objective is being initiated for the country to be food sufficiency.
Undertakings for the economic development of the State
In its assumption, the government of the State Administration Council faced a decline in the State economy to -5.9 per cent of GDP amid the global economic decrease. In the first six-month period of 2021-22 FY, the State economy regained +2.4 per cent and in the second half of the financial year, 3.4 per cent because of utilizing the water and land resources, agriculture, fishery and livestock sectors, forestry and human resources sectors. Hence, the Senior General stressed the need to apply the experiences for securing greater development of the State economy.
Political progress and political objective
The Senior General recounted that in his assumption of the duties of the Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services, he had pledged to the path of the multiparty democratic system. Tatmadaw has agreed to amend the necessary points of the Constitution (2008) but it should not harm the Our Three Main National Causes. The Senior General stressed the need to shape the nation into normality in order to implement two political objectives without fail. If possible, it is necessary to shape the country to have a condition better than that of 2016. If so, the country can be granted a better future.
The Chairman of Nay Pyi Taw Council, chief ministers of regions and states and chairmen of self-administered zones and divisions reported on regional development, peace and stability, the prevalence of law and order, encouragement for MSME businesses, generating electricity from solar power, investments and job opportunities.
In response, the Union ministers and SAC Joint Secretary Lt-Gen Ye Win Oo discussed systematic spending of the State finance under rules and regulations, the need for cooperation in the collection of voter lists on the ground surveys, cultivation of beans for exportation, data of Industry Ministry online for MSME businesses, systematic control for prevention of Covid-19 through border regions and border gates, destruction of NUG and PDF terrorists to deteriorate peace and stability of the State and their killing innocent monks, people and service personnel without reasons and serving of security forces for peace and stability of the State.
After hearing the reports, the Senior General stressed that private schools are opened under the permission of the Ministry of Education, MIC and Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement. So, they have to deeply follow the disciplines and culture of the country.
Then, the Senior General urged chief ministers to efficiently use agricultural water and strive for achieving high per-acre yield. It is necessary to generate electricity in regions and states while reducing the use of fuel by prioritizing public transportation. Moreover, the Senior General stressed the need to sufficiently manufacture agriculture and livestock products for ensuring food sufficiency for the people.
In conclusion, the Senior General underscored that if MSME businesses develop, these will contribute to the process of import substitution and then manufacturing quality products made of domestic raw materials in order to reduce import volume.
Systematic livestock breeding can supply bio-fertilizer to agricultural farms, encouraging MSME businesses. So, it will increase incomes, contributing much to domestic and State businesses.
The Senior General urged all to enhance domestic manufacturing and upgrade the export items in order to increase the State GDP. Moreover, the Senior General stressed the need to eradicate illegal trade.
Now is the time to initiate the compilation of correct data on the voting list as correct statistics are important for the forthcoming election. If necessary, the census should be enumerated to the whole nation to have correct and accurate data.
No voting in the election is based on the individual option of the people, and the government is responsible for enabling every eligible voter to cast votes. In line with the address made in the 75th Anniversary (Diamond Jubilee) Independence Day ceremony, it is necessary to create a chance for the people to be able to cast votes to be free from threat, coercion and pressure in the election. All were urged to systematically strive for progress in the work process as the electoral measures must be reviewed again depending on the progress of the nation. — MNA/TTA