UEC Chair meets chairpersons, leaders of political parties

Chairman of Union Election Commission U Soe Thein met with the chairpersons and leaders of 37 political parties that were already allowed to register, in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.
Speaking at the meeting, the UEC Chairman said the commission had met with the officials of 36 parties in Yangon on 5 September 2023 and explained the Myanmar electronic voting machine including the demonstration of casting votes.
He also said the political parties that received the permission to register were instructed to prepare to conduct the campaign and for inspection as per the Political Parties Registration Laws and Rules.
The commission, relevant ministries and departments inspected lists of party members and it was found out that certain party members were not in conformity with the requirements and were informed to review the party member lists.
Therefore, the in-charge personnel of parties should focus on the systematic inspection and submit the further party member lists to the commission and relevant township subcommissions.
He then said the party offices must be opened within 180 days, and the party office opening and the signboards should be properly implemented following the instructions.
He added that the political parties should make preparations to compete and win in the coming election. In doing so, they must abide by the existing laws, bylaws, orders and instructions.
He then highlighted the efforts of the commission for educational campaigns and demonstration of Myanmar electronic voting machines at the governmental organizations, ministries and universities including the Yangon Region government.
He concluded the meeting after underscoring the duties of political parties and hearing the presentations of relevant officials. — MNA/KTZH

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