August 19, 2016

UEC chairman discusses election in Kengtung

Chairman U Tin Aye of Union Election Commission said on Monday that the participation of political parties, candidates, civil society groups, observers, the media and the public are essential for free and fair elections to be held in Myanmar.
The remarks were made during a meeting with election candidates in Kengtung, Shan State that was also attended by Commander of Triangle Region Command Maj-Gen Aung Zaw Aye.
The chairman explained UEC’s preparations for the election, including efforts to correct voters’ lists, the advance voting system and code of conduct for political parties.
The chairman urged everyone involved to cooperate in successfully holding free and fair elections and to abide by all rules and regulations concerning the elections, as they will play an important role in the country’s development.
Later that day, the chairman met with officials from special regions 2 and 4 from the ethnic peace groups at the Golden Triangle Guest House in Kengtung.


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