October 02, 2016

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Myanmar will deal with challenges, achieve peace and tranquility in democratic ways

MPs reply to questions raised by journalists at the press conference. Photo: MNA
MPs reply to questions raised by journalists at the press conference. Photo: MNA

Myanmar will deal with challenges from inside and outside the country, as well as achieve peace and tranquility in compliance with democratic practices, said MP U Zaw Thein, Chairman of the International Relations Committee of Pyithu Hluttaw, at the press conference on 37th ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.
There was no discussion concerning with the South China Sea issue during the assembly, according to the press
conference. The assembly included talks about the need for maritime security in the region, but participants in the discussion excluded it in the decisions, assuming that it was not necessary.
On the question of migrant workers in foreign countries, there were discussions about migrant workers from South-East Asian nations, including Myanmar. The assembly reached agreements that the organisation is responsible for protecting the employees and their families from being harmed and anyone performing similar work is entitled to similar wages.
It was also decided to enact the internationally accepted agreements in member countries.
In replying to a question concerning Myanmar parliament’s legislative process, Mr Issara Sunthonrnwat said that he believed fully in its process and is greatly satisfied with parliamentarians’ efforts in establishing policy. — Myanmar News Agency


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