Tatmadaw Commander-in-Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing received New Mon State Party (NMSP) Chairman Nai Htaw Mon and Lahu Democratic Union (LDU) Chairman Kya Khun Sar separately in Bayint Naung Hall in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.
The NSMP and LDU agreed yesterday to sign the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA). The Tatmadaw Commander-in-Chief said Mon State has a good foundation for regional development.
“The NMSP joining with the Government and the Tatmadaw on the peace path will bring more opportunities for regional development. Removing suspicions and walking on the peace path will make the country develop more. People will also be welcoming this with much joy. The biggest desire of the Tatmadaw is stability, peace and development of the country and the Tatmadaw is ready to cooperate”, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing said.
NMSP (Mon) group chairman Nai Htaw Mon said his group has accepted the agreements reached at the 8th meeting between the Delegation of Political Negotiation (DPN) of the United Nationalities Federation Council (UNFC) and Union Peace Commission (PC) and decided to sign the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA). The group requested the assistance of the Government and Tatmadaw for the smooth signing of NCA and to conduct future works.
“The group will work for peace in the country, protect the life and property of the people and work for the benefit of the people”, said the NMSP group chairman.
Senior General Min Aung Hlaing also received LDU Chairman Kya Khun Sar and party in Bayint Naung hall in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday afternoon.
At the meeting, the Tatmadaw Commander-in-Chief explained about increasing regional development for Lahu ethnic nationals, matters relating to education, health, eradicating drugs, and assistance from the Tatmadaw.
The LDU Chairman spoke about the trust and reliance he and his group has with the Tatmadaw.