Chairman of the State Administration Council and Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing chaired the first meeting of Security, Stability and Rule of Law Committee yesterday.
At the meeting, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing talked about the tasks of the Committee on the management sector, using appropriate and suitable words with the time and situations of the country to meet with the international relation policies of the country in law enactments.
He also said the laws should clearly be defined for the understanding of common people and seeking recommendations from the Office of Attorney-General of the Union after discussions among the relevant ministries in issuing laws, bylaws and orders.
The Senior General also gave guidance on the expansion of towns and villages out of consideration for the opinion of local people as soon as possible and in line with the rules and regulations, scrutiny of ministries in reforming and extending the term of organizations, legal actions against the formation of illegal organizations, checking the flow of funds at the organizations.
He continued to say conservation of forests in accordance with the Myanmar Forest Policy 1995, prevention of deforestation from clearing forests for firewood and for shifting cultivation or swidden agriculture, and the limited amount of logging.
The Senior General also explained compensation for land confiscation cases and the return of over 100,000 seized lands by the Tatmadaw, the transfer of unused lands from the ministries.
Lt-Gen Soe Htut, the Secretary of Security, Stability and Rule of Law Committee, reported on the organizational structure and the tasks of his committee.
Union Minister U Myint Kyaing and member of Mandalay Region Administration Council U Myo Aung explained matters related to security, the rule of law, bylaws, policies and orders, cancellation of forest areas, security, peace and stability measures.
Members of the State Administration Council, Union Ministers and the Attorney-General of the Union discussed the formation of ward/village management councils with the participation of civil service personnel, the appointment of capable persons for the stability of the respective areas, the formation of supporting teams at various levels, protection of civil service personnel who do not join civil disobedience movement, greening programmes, the establishment of the reserved forests, the protected public forests and firewood forests, and combined forests and formation of the rule of law supporting teams.
In relation to the discussions, the Chairman of the State Administration Council advised the appointment of legal advisors in drafting and amending the laws of relevant ministries, effective legal actions against unlicenced cars and education programme for this measure, conducting collective management in the administrative sector in line with the 2008 State Constitution, selection of renowned persons for ward/village administration, legal actions against civil service personnel who take part in CDM, reforestation plans, reduction of firewood and logging, generation of solar powers for rural areas and the need for coordination between the committees in making proper decisions.—MNA