July 05, 2017

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UN special adviser holds high level talks in capital

Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann holds talks with Special Adviser to UNSG on Myanmar Mr. Vijay Nambiar. Photo: MNA
Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann holds talks with Special Adviser to UNSG on Myanmar Mr. Vijay Nambiar. Photo: MNA

SPEAKER of the Pyithu Hluttaw Thura U Shwe Mann received Mr Vijay Nambiar, Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General on Myanmar at the Pyithu Hluttaw hall in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.
Present at the meeting were U Ko Ko Naing and Daw Aye Aye Mu of the Pyithu Hluttaw Legal Affairs and Special Cases Assessment Commission.
The special adviser called on the Chairman of the Union Election Commission U Tin Aye at the UEC office in Nay Pyi Taw.
The UEC Chairman explained the process by which electoral discrepancies will be reviewed. Objections and complaints must be submitted to the UEC within 45 days after the announcement of election results.
The special adviser said that the UNSG recognised that Myanmar’s elections were conducted in a transparent manner.
U Wunna Maung Lwin, Union Minister for Foreign Affairs, also received the adviser at the ministry in Nay Pyi Taw.
The union minister and the special adviser discussed the peaceful general elections in Myanmar, the long-term and short-term measures being taken for the peace, security and development of Rakhine State, the issue of boat people being rescued by Myanmar and developing further cooperation between Myanmar and the UN.—Myanmar News Agency

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