A Myanmar Friendship Delegation led by U Win Myint, Speaker of the Pyithu Hluttaw, are currently in Britain at the invitation of the Right Honorable Mr. John Bercow, Speaker of Britain’s Lower House of Parliament.
The delegation arrived at the Lower House at 10:15 am on Monday and were told about the workings and history of the Lower House & the Westminster System by the leader of the Overseas Office, Mr Matthew Hamlyn.
Afterward, U Win Myint and party inspected the Parliament and were accompanied by responsible officials.
The Speaker of the Pyithu Hluttaw and party were then entertained at a luncheon by the Vice-Speaker of Britain’s Lower House and the Chairman of the Ways and Means, Rt Hon Mr Lindsay Hoyle MP.
In the afternoon, Speaker of the Pyithu Hluttaw and party were received by the leader of Outreach and Engagement, Britain’s Lower House, Mr David Clark, concerning the working process of the committee.
In addition, Speaker of the Pyithu Hluttaw met with H.E Mr Rory Stewart, Minister for International Development and discussed matters on the provision of subsidies in Parliamentary Development.
In the evening, Speaker of the Pyithu Hluttaw and party attended a dinner party hosted by Rt Hon Mr John Bercow.