State Administration Council Chairman Senior General Min Aung Hlaing holds the meeting with Union Ministers and officials from the Union-level organizations at the President House in Nay Pyi Taw on 3 February 2021. Photo : Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services
Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, in his capacity as Chairman of the State Administration Council, held a meeting with the Union Ministers and officials from the Union-level organizations at the President House in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday afternoon.
The meeting was also attended by Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services and Commander-in-Chief (Army) Vice-Senior General Soe Win, in his capacity as Vice-Chairman of the State Administration Council, the council members General Mya Tun Oo, Lt-Gen Moe Myint Tun, Secretary Lt-Gen Aung Lin Dway and Joint-Secretary Lt-Gen Ye Win Oo; Union Election Commission Chairman U Thein Soe, Union Minister for Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation U Khin Maung Ye, Union Minister for Construction U Shwe Lay, Union Attorney-General Dr Daw Thida Oo, Union Auditor-General Dr Kan Zaw, Union Civil Services Board Chairman U Than Swe, Nay Pyi Taw Council Chairman Dr Maung Maung Naing and Central Bank of Myanmar Governor U Than Nyein.
In his opening speech, the Chairman of the State Administration Council explained the assignment of duties to the Union Ministers and the Union-level organizations, the reasons for announcement on the State of Emergency on 1 February after the failed request of the Tatmadaw to solve possible voter list fraud in the previous elections despite the expectation of Tatmadaw for correct voter lists in accordance with the law; appointment of Union Ministers for further implementation of works during the state of emergency.
The Senior General continued to say that the appointment of officials to the Union-level organizations was made on the basis of their experiences and qualifications as they are believed to perform their duties righteously.
He also said to carry out their works during the one-year period under the state of emergency.
The Senior General also reaffirmed that the Tatmadaw would not change policies of the country in foreign affairs, administration and economic sectors, as well as the ongoing political roadmap, during this period.
He also asked to do the works to remove worries and anxiety of public, continue development and infrastructural projects, address complaints in public-private projects before showing green lights for resumption, and continue other development sectors that have no complaints.
The Senior General also discussed employment opportunities for the income of people, COVID-19 containment measures, and ensuring correct figures through the standard auditing process.
After the discussions of the Union Ministers and officials from the Union-level organizations, the Senior General delivered a closing remark, saying to continue the works of ministries for the recovery of economy impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the announcement of Central Bank of Myanmar on the rumour about demonetizing K5,000 and K10,000 banknotes and further works with the ASEAN member countries.—MNA (Translated by Aung Khin)