October 21, 2017

Pyithu Hluttaw Roundup

Deputy Minister for Livestock, Fisheries and Rural Development U Khin Maung Aye. Photo: MNA
Deputy Minister for Livestock, Fisheries and Rural Development U Khin Maung Aye. Photo: MNA

THE Pyithu Hluttaw (Lower House) continued its session Monday with the submission of one bill and the approval of one bill.
Deputy Minister for Livestock, Fisheries and Rural Development U Khin Maung Aye said a marine police corps has been formed for the prevention of illegal fishing and overseas crime in Myanmar waters. The Fisheries Department will submit the Myanmar Marine Fishing Bill to the Security, Stability, Peace and Rule of Law Committee and to the Pyithu Hluttaw.
Deputy Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation U Khin Zaw said a 13-mile embankment will be built along the Bilin River from Muthin village to Shwehlay village in Bilin Township. However, the embankment cannot be built at present due to the need for more feasibility studies.
The Pyithu Hluttaw Sports, Culture and Public Relations Development Committee and the Investment and Industrial Development Committee submitted reports during the session.
During the Hluttaw session, MPs were informed that bills amending the Evidence Act, the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law, the Foreign Exchange Management Law and the Banks and the Monetary Organisations Bill have been accepted.
The Ministry of Transport submitted a bill amending the Comprehensive Transport Law. The Hluttaw approved a bill amending the Veterinary Education Council Law.

Deputy Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation U Khin Zaw.  Photo: MNA
Deputy Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation U Khin Zaw.
Photo: MNA

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