The 25th-day meeting of the Second Pyidaungsu Hluttaw’s 13th Regular Session was held in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.
Firstly, the Secretary of the Joint Bill Committee, Dr Myat Nyanna Soe, read each section of the 2019 Union Government Tax Bill.
Speaker U T Khun Myat asked for the opinion of the Hluttaw representatives who have submitted amendment proposals, Deputy Planning and Finance Minister U Maung Maung Win, and the Join Bill Committee on each section of the bill. He then gathered the deliberation of the assembly and approved the bill.
Next, Deputy Minister U Maung Maung Win explained that beginning from the date the 2019 Union Government Tax Bill was first submitted on 7 August 2019, the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw and its Joint Bill Committee and Joint Public Accounts Committee, together with relevant ministry representatives and UMFCCI officials, have gone over the entire bill, proposed amendments, debated on the matter, and have now resubmitted it.
The Deputy Minister moved for the assembly to the approve the bill, with all the amendments made to it, in line with Section 91-a of The Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Rule. With the agreement of the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw assembly, the Speaker announced that the bill has been approved.
The 26th meeting of the current regular session will convene today.—Aung Ye Thwin, Aye Aye Thant (Translated by Zaw Htet Oo)