At the 20th-day meeting of Second Amyotha Hluttaw’s 13th regular session was held at the Amyotha Hluttaw meeting hall yesterday morning where asterisk marked questions were raised and answered, a bill and a report discussed and a report read and submitted.
Asterisk marked questions
In the asterisk marked question and answer session U Aye Min Han of Mon State constituency 1 first raised a question on whether there was a plan to return a land confiscated from Mon State Mawlamyine Education College. Deputy Minister for Defence Rear Admiral Myint Nwe replied that the land already had a land transfer authorization from Ministry of Home Affairs and the land was being retained for future projects. As such there was no plan to return this land said the Deputy Minister.
Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Dr Win Myat Aye replied to a question raised by Daw Htu May of Rakhine State constituency 11 on plans made to relocate conflict displaced persons in Rakhine State to their places of origin safely.
Questions raised by U Shayrel Shu Mung of Kayah State constituency 2 on locals attending a midwife diploma school opened in Kayah State; Daw Than Than Aye of Magway Region constituency 7 on plan to construct a new building for Sinde Village sub-rural health centre in Magway Region Thayet District Thayet Township during fiscal year 2019-2020; Dr Khun Win Thaung of Kachin State constituency 11 on plan to reorganize and reestablish again swimming, gymnastic, e-sport and other sports organizations; U Whey Tin of Chin State constituency 11 on plan to provide sufficient medicines to a station hospital and rural health centres in Chin State Paletwa Township; Dr Zaw Lin Htut of Mon State constituency 9 on plan to control usage of chemicals to produce quid; U Saw Sein Tun of Kayah State constituency 4 on employing sufficient number of personnel in 50-bed Loikaw Traditional Medicine Hospital and U Kyaw Ni Naing of Shan State constituency 11 on plan to educate the people of the effect of sunlight on drinking water and juices packed in plastic bottles were answered by Deputy Minister for Health and Sports Dr Mya Lay Sein.
Hluttaw informed of receipt of Bill Amending Farmland Law
Following the asterisk marked questions and answers session Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker Mahn Win Khaing Than informed the Hluttaw of the receipt of Bill Amending Farmland Law sent by Amyotha Hluttaw returned with amendments by Pyithu Hluttaw and announced for Hluttaw representatives who want to discuss the bill to register their names.
Discussion on Myanmar Medical Degree, Diploma and Certificates Bill
Next, U Kyaw Naing of the Yangon Region constituency 12 discussed the Myanmar Medical Degree, Diploma and Certificates Bill.
Hluttaw discusses Amyotha Hluttaw Public Complaints Committee Report 1/2019
Afterwards Daw Shwe Shwe Sein Latt of Bago Region constituency 3, U Kyaw Thaung of Sagaing Region constituency 1 and U Tin Aung Tun of Magway Region constituency 5 discussed the Amyotha Hluttaw Public Complaints Committee Report 1/2019.
Report on motions and questions raised in Hluttaw
As a final agenda of the day Amyotha Hluttaw Government Guarantees, Pledges and Undertakings Vetting Committee member Daw Myat Thida Tun read and explained the committee’s report on motions and questions raised in Second Amyotha Hluttaw’s first regular session to 12th regular session.
Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker announced for Hluttaw representatives who want to discuss the report to register their names.
The 21st-day meeting of Second Amyotha Hluttaw’s 13th regular session will convene on 16 September.—Aung Ye Thwin (Translated by Zaw Min)