Myanmar, India election commissions hold joint capacity building training

The opening ceremony of the training course on voting, vote counting and announcing the results is in progress at the UEC Office in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.  Photo: MNA
The opening ceremony of the training course on voting, vote counting and announcing the results is in progress at the UEC Office in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.  Photo: MNA

The Union Election Commission of Myanmar and the Election Commission of India have jointly organized a training course on voting, vote counting and announcing the results, with the opening ceremony for the course held at the UEC Office in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.
Firstly, UEC member U Aung Myint spoke of the UEC’s emphasis on raising the capacity and capabilities of staff to ensure the upcoming 2020 General Election are held successfully to the standards of the five norms.
He said the processes of voting, counting the votes and announcing the results are all integral parts of the electoral process. He said he hoped that this training course will produce good experiences in having participants compare the electoral processes of India and Myanmar, in line with its election laws, bylaws and protocols.
Next, Dr Noor Mohammad, Consultant of the India International Institute of Democracy and Election Management (IIIDEM), delivered an address. The first day of the training course then commenced and will continue for 5 days till 20 December. —MNA
(Translated by Zaw Htet Oo)

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