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February 23, 2019

Eleventh regular session of Second Amyotha Hluttaw holds eleventh-day meeting

The eleventh-day meeting of the Second Amyotha Hluttaw’s eleventh regular session was held, yesterday, in the Amyotha Hluttaw meeting hall in Nay Pyi Taw.
Asterisk-marked questions were asked and answered, as well as an amended bill was announced to discuss at the Hluttaw session.

Question and answer session
At the question and answer session, Daw Nan Moe Moe Htwe of Kayin State constituency 4 asked if there was a plan to upgrade the Paingkyone Bridge to concrete or bailey bridge, with casting iron floor in the 2019-2020 FY. The bridge is situated in Hlaingbwe Township, Kayin State. Regarding this query, Union Minister for Construction U Han Zaw replied that implementation process would be conducted once the funds were received from the capital funding of the Kayin State government. Moreover maintenance works would be carried out before upgrading the
bridge.
Construction project of the concrete bridge
U Whey Tin of Chin State constituency 11 asked if there was a plan to expend the concrete roads starting from Paletwa-Matupi Roads to Kaladan River-Crossing bridge (Paletwa), Kinwas Village, in 2019-2020 FY. Then Union Minister for Construction U Han Zaw replied that the Ministry of Construction would ask for the allotment of the fund at the amount of K 4210.0 million in order to carry out the construction project in the 2019-2020
FY.
Road upgrading
U Khin Win of Magway Region constituency 2 asked whether it had plans to upgrade the road connecting other villages from Swe Paukkan to Nyaungzin villages, Chauk Township, Magway Region. Union Minister for Construction U Han Zaw replied that implementation would be conducted with the use of the Union Fund and funding of the Magway Region government.

Q&A session
Similarly, Union Minister for Construction U Han Zaw, Deputy Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement U Soe Aung, Nay Pyi Taw Council member U Nyi Tun answers the queries raised by U Tin Aung Tun of Magway Region constituency 5, U Zon Hle Htan of Chin State constituency 4, Daw Thiri Yadana of Mon State constituency 12 and Tatmadaw representative Lt Col Thant
Swe.

The Boundary Measurement and Demarcation Bill
Then Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker Mahn Win Khaing Than announced for Hluttaw representatives interested in discussing the Boundary Measurement and Demarcation Bill which had sent back from the Pyithu Hluttaw with amendments, to register their names. That bill had been sent after making the approval of the Amyotha
Hluttaw. The twelfth-day meeting of the eleventh regular session of the Second Amyotha Hluttaw will be held on 14 February.

 

By Aung Ye Thwin, Lu Maw

—(Translated by Win Ko Ko Aung)

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