October 21, 2017

Pyidaungsu Hluttaw debates survey on traditional cultures and customs of ethnics

2nd Pyidaungsu Hluttaw 4th regular session held its 11th day meeting at 10 am yesterday. At the meeting, Thura U Aung Ko, Union Minister for Religious Affairs and Culture, replied to the discussion made by U Sai Thant Zin of Hsipaw constituency that the wording “To record survey works, for traditional cultures and customs of national ethnics not to be extinct and simultaneously to be explored, maintained and propagated,” should be amended in accord with aims and objectives of the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Culture.
The Union Minister added, “Original statement submitted by the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Culture says that traditional cultures and customs of national ethnics are to be surveyed and recorded collectively. Over the discussion made by Hluttaw representative, I hereby want to say that it has been described in the revised statement as “to record survey works, for traditional cultures and customs of national ethnics not to be extinct and to develop simultaneously.” The objective of the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Culture is exploration, maintenance and propagation of the traditional cultures, customs and cultural heritages of national ethnics.”
As regards the discussion over policy and principles of the bill on the national planning law, 2017-2018 financial year, U Thein Swe, Union Minister for Labor, Immigration and Population, U Hla Kyaw, Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, U Kyaw Myo, Deputy Minister for Transport and Communications, Dr Tun Naing, Deputy Minister for Electric Power and Energy, U Maung Maung Win, Deputy Minister for Planning and Finance and U Tin Htut, Nay Pyi Taw Council member, with explained by U Maung Maung Win, Deputy Minister on behalf of the Ministry of Commerce and the Ministry of Construction.
Afterward, Mahn Win Khaing Than, Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw said, “Over the projects of respective departments and organizations to be reduced, devaluation and rejection of projects are to be decided with the approval of Hluttaw at the same time.”
The Speaker of the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw announced that getting the approval of the Hluttaw over the bill on national planning for 2017-2018 financial year, according to paragraphs & approving the whole bill will be carried out in the 4th regular session of the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw to be held in the next week.
As regards the bill on protection of personal security and freedom of citizens, findings and conclusion notes of the Combining Committee of the Bill, was read out in the 9th day meeting of 2nd Pyidaungsu Hluttaw 4th regular session held on 24 February 2017, and the amendment will be made based on the conclusion notes of the combining committee of the bill as any parliamentarians did not have their names enrolled to take part in the debate. 12th day meeting of 2nd Pyidaungsu Hluttaw 4th regular session will be held on March 6, it was announced.

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