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July 13, 2020

Thura U Shwe Mann makes a speech in Rome

Speaker of Pyidaung Hluttaw and Pyithu Hluttaw (Lower House) Thura U Shwe Mann with delegates to 8th Asia-Europe Parliamentary Partnership Meeting in Rome.
Speaker of Pyidaung Hluttaw and Pyithu Hluttaw (Lower House) Thura U Shwe Mann with delegates to 8th Asia-Europe Parliamentary Partnership Meeting in Rome.

Thura U Shwe Mann, speaker of Pyidaung Hluttaw and Pyithu Hluttaw (Lower House) delivered a speech at the 8th Asia-Europe Parliamentary Partnership Meeting in Rome, Italy on Wednesday.
The event was held at the Nuova Aula dei Gruppi Hall at the parliament building in Rome, focusing on the role of parliaments in fostering dialogues between Europe and Asian countries, on sustainable growth and stronger governance structures of participant countries.
Laura Boldrini, Speaker of Lower House and Pietro Grasso, Speaker of Upper House of parliament of Italy made speeches.
In his speech, Thura U Thura Shwe Mann said that Myanmar could make democratic reform processes thanks to the 2008 Constitution which states clear political and economic practices.
He also acknowledged the appraisal of global countries which support the peaceful transition process of Myanmar which was previously regarded as a totalitarian regime.
Thura U Shwe Mann affirmed that Myanmar people are now enjoying democratic rights compared with the situations of 50 years ago. He also said that political reform processes have reached to a certain point.
He then promised to overcome difficulties and challenges in cooperation with other governments and countries.
The Speaker also explained the activities of parliament in legislative sector, monitoring, voter educations, peace-making efforts, unity and listening to the voices of people.
He said that the ongoing 11th session of the first Pyidaungsu Hluttaw will discuss the fundamentals of constitution amendment, studying electoral system and submitting the findings to the parliament before six months of next elections.
However, he reiterated that the amendment of constitution will be based on stability of state, peace and development and national unity among ethnics.
Thura U Shwe Mann and Myanmar delegates attended the meetings of ‘Economic and Financial Governance Structures’ and Sustainable Growth and Food Security’.
He then took part in the closing ceremony of the 8th Asia-Europe Parliamentary Partnership Meeting in the evening.

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