By Thura Zaw and Me Mhwae Thant (MNA)
The work committee meetings of the Union Peace Dialogue Joint Committee were held yesterday morning at specified places in National Reconciliation and Peace Centre in Nay Pyi Taw. The government, ethnic armed groups, political parties and members of Union Peace Dialogue Joint Committee attended the meeting.
Dr. Hlan Mhon Zarkhon led the work committee on political affairs discussion and Brig-Gen Tin Aung, Brig-Gen Hla Than Maung, U Htay Win Aung, U Aung Lwin Oo, Dr. Sai Oo, Saw L Klo Say, Saw San Nyein Thu, Saw Kuu Ku, Sai Bho Aung, Dr. Tu Ja and U Aung Kyi Nyunt attended and discussed about the previous committee’s 20 basic policies.
Similarly at work committee on social affairs U Sai La and U Naing Ngan Lin led the discussion and Maj-Gen Nay Lin, Daw Zin Mar Aung, U Naing Swe Oo, Khun Thomas, Daw Aye Thida Myint, U Tin Swe, U Hsam Hsaung Kar and U Shwe Min reviewed the results of the previous committee.
In the work committee on economic matters, U Hla Maung Shwe, Daw Saw Yarzar Lin and Min Kyaw Zayar Oo led the meeting and Brig-Gen Thaik Soe, Mi Kon Cham, Salai Hta Lar Hay, Pado Saw Tar Do Mu, Sai Hlan, Khun Tin Shwe Oo, U Tun Naing, U Thein Tun, U Marcos and U Thar Tun Hla discussed about the paper on economic sector submitted from Shan State.
Similarly, in the work committee on security matters, Maj-Gen Soe Naing, U Myo Win and U Tar Hla Pe led the meeting and Maj-Gen Tin Maung Win, Brig-Gen Sein Tun Hla, U In Hton Khar Naw Hsan, U Kyaw Kyaw Han, Pado Saw Tar Mu Lar, Puu Htet Ni, Khun Okka, Dr. Aung Myat Oo and Daw Nan Khin Sein Myint discussed about committee’s policy on defence under the title of national defence matter.
Matters concerning with land and environment
In addition, the work committee on policies concerned with land and natural environment was led by U Aung Soe and Khun Myint Tun and Brig-Gen Aung Thein Oo, U Soe Win, U Zaw Min Latt, Dr Wah Wah Maung, U Sonny, Saw Daniel, Sai Sai Win, Daw Dwe Bu, U Hla Khaing, Khun Tun Shwe and U Eik Hsaw discussed about the paper on land sector submitted from Shan State.
The meetings of each committee will be held from 8 to 9 May and the secretariat meetings of the Union Peace Dialogue Joint Committee will be continued from 10 to 13 May. On 16 February 2017, the work committee of Union Peace Dialogue Joint Committee formed 5 work committees based on subjects to be discussed in the political meeting.