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July 16, 2020

NLD holds second congress in Yangon

The 2nd congress of the National League for Democracy in progress in Yangon.  Photo: Pe Zaw

The second congress of the National League for Democracy (NLD) was held yesterday at the Myanmar Convention Center in Mayangone Township, Yangon Region.
At the congress, attendees first saluted the national flag, Bogyoke Aung San and martyrs, and then observed eight seconds of silence to honor the monks, people and students who fell during the march toward democracy. Rakhine State Chief Minister U Nyi Pu then delivered an opening speech followed by Party Central Executive Vice Chairman Dr. Zaw Myint Maung submitting and reading the Central Executive’s political report.
Next, Party Central Executive member Dr. Myo Nyunt read and submitted the Central Executive’s organisational report.
Afterwards, Central Executive secretariat member U Nyan Win explained the procedures and processes of the congress and the selection process of central committee members, after which central committee and alternate central committee members were selected and approved. The party congress was attended by NLD patron U Tin Oo, central executive committee members, states and region chief ministers, more than 1,000 party congress representatives from states and regions. The meeting will end today.


Zaw Gyi


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