SAC Member DPM MoTC UM: National Water Law vital for multipurpose management, development

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State Administration Council Member Deputy Prime Minister Union Minister for Transport and Communications General Mya Tun Oo, as Chairman of the National Water Law Drafting Steering Committee, attended the 1/2024 meeting of the central committee in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.
First, the General said the government mainly focuses on drafting water law that can cover all the exiting laws and rules to arrange water-related matters systematically and fulfil the needs. Therefore, the National Water Law Drafting Steering Committee was organized to draft the national water law.
The General highlighted the formation of National Level Water Resources Committee in 2013 as a drive for drafting national level water policy and national water law, release of national level water policy in 2015, holding of workshop for drafting national water law (draft), formation of national water law task force and reconstitution by SAC on 12 December 2022.
He continued that the ministry reorganized the national water law task force on 28 November 2023, and the second national water law (draft) was revived based on the opinions and suggestions for first draft law submitted by the relevant departments and committees.
He then urged the participants to work together for the emergence of national water law as it is vital in implementing multipurpose water resources management and sustainable development.
Then, Deputy Minister U Aung Kyaw Tun, also secretary of the steering committee, briefed the attendees on the national water law drafting processes, and the attendees coordinated the discussion.
The General made proper instructions and concluded the meeting. — MNA/KTZH

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