Myanmar Egress trainees visit Union Election Commission Office

Chairman of Union Election Commission U Tin Aye replies to questions by trainees of Myanmar Egress who observed preparations for holding 2015 elections.—mna
Chairman of Union Election Commission U Tin Aye replies to questions by trainees of Myanmar Egress who observed preparations for holding 2015 elections.—MNA

Nay Pyi Taw, 20 Nov—Union Election Commission Chairman U Tin Aye as well as the secretary and members of the commission met seven officials and 46 trainees of the non-profit organization Myanmar Egress who observed the tasks of the UEC in Nay Pyi Taw on Thursday.
UEC member Dr Daw Myint Kyi explained the organizational setup of the UEC and its duties and functions, as well as implementation of the plan to hold a free and fair general election. Member U Win Kyi explained the compilation of voter lists, and member U Win Kyo spoke about laws and rules governing the commission and the political party registration law.
The trainees asked questions about declaration of canvassing expenditures of political parties, limitation of canvassing expenditures, auditing of parties’ funds, undertaking a free and fair election, the right of voting by armed groups, Bengalis holding temporary IDs and those holding national registration cards, preparations for counting ballots, listing voters and announcing the result of the 2015 general election without delay, and voter education.
UEC Chairman U Tin Aye replied to queries raised by the trainees and gave concluding remarks.

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