A meeting of the Myanmar Parliamentary Union (MPU) was held at the Zabuthiri meeting hall in the Hluttaw Building yesterday in Nay Pyi Taw.
In his opening speech, MPU Chairman and Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker and Amyotha Hluttaw Mahn Win Khaing Than informed the speakers and deputy speakers from region and state Hluttaws about the formation of the Myanmar Parliamentary Union (MPU), pledging that the committee will help the regional and state Hluttaws to solve their difficulties.
He also explained the rules for the MPs on their foreign visits.
The aim of the formation of the committee is to help region and state Hluttaws, not to influence them, said Speaker Mahn Win Khaing Than.
MPU Vice Chairman Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker U T Khun Myat said plans are underway to amend the laws and rules of the Pyidaungsu, Pyithu and Amyotha Hluttaws in order to solve the current difficulties at the ground level.
He also advised the speakers and deputy speakers of regional and state Hluttaws to review the laws of the regional and state Hluttaws in order to prevent differences.
He also urged the participants of the meeting to openly discuss the issues at the meeting.
MPU Secretary Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Deputy Speaker U Aye Tha Aung explained the resolutions and performances of the MPU meeting (2/2018).
Member of MPU Pyithu Hluttaw Deputy Speaker U Tun Aung (a) U Tun Tun Hein clarified the Hluttaw performances after which the MPU Office Head, Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Office Director General U Kyaw Soe explained the regions and states administrative matters. This was followed by speakers and deputy speakers of state and regional parliaments attending the meeting explaining each parliament’s matters and status of works.
The meeting ended with concluding remarks by the Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker and the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker.
The meeting was attended by 13 States/Regions Hluttaw Speakers and one Deputy Speaker and officials from Hluttaw offices.