Union NPED minister pledges to take priority over additional budgets of eight ministries

Representatives of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw focus on additional budget of eight ministries.—MNA
Representatives of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw focus on additional budget of eight ministries.—MNA

Nay Pyi Taw, 30 March— Pyidaungsu Hluttaw started its 35th day of 12th regular session on Monday with inviting any objection of representatives to President’s assignment of eight members for Union Election Commission.
Union Minister for National Planning and Economic Development Dr Kan Zaw pledged the ministry will take priority over the additionally proposed budgets by eight government ministries under Appendix 1 (A) for 2015-2016 fiscal year.
He also said the ministry will allot additional budgets to implement guarantees, pledges and undertakings of the ministries in accordance with the list of priorities.
Dr Kan Zaw then requested Pyidaungsu Hluttaw for the approval of the whole National Planning Bill for 2015-2016 fiscal year. The NPED ministry submitted the bill to Pyidaungsu Hluttaw on January 19, 2015, followed by the remarks of Joint-Bill Committee to Pyidaungsu Hluttaw on February 19.
It was then discussed by 29 representatives of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw on February 26 and 27 this year, and respective ministries discussed the bill on March 5 and 6. Each paragraphs of the bill was discussed on March 9.
The bicameral assembly then approved regular expenditures mentioned in 2015 Union Budget submitted by MPs of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw U Zaw Myint Pe and Dr Myat Nyana Soe.—MNA

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