July 04, 2017

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Pyithu Hluttaw approves bills revoking People’s Council Law and State Council Law

Pyithu Hluttaw is convened in Nay Pyi Taw.
Pyithu Hluttaw is convened in Nay Pyi Taw.

THE Pyithu Hluttaw entered its 32nd day session, approving the bills to revoke the People’s Council Law and State Council Law with no objection yesterday.
During a Q & A session, Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Dr Tun Win replied that 2,526 acres of Wet Toe farmland that has 3,726 acres in total will be set aside for local farmers to use.
The ministry plans to produce quality producets from 1,200 acres in cooperation with the private sector, added the deputy minister.
He insisted that the 3,726-acre Wet Toe farmland was established by the government without confiscating any land from farmers.  Regarding the conservation of Moegok lake, the deputy minister said that the lake’s water storage capacity increased from 203 acres to 600 acres after silt dredging and related works with the use of K1.9 billion from the special fund.
Further works on sustainability of the lake include the repairing of the spillway and its drainage system, works that will be undertaken by the Township Development Department and supporting committees.

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