First day third regular session of First Pyidaungsu Hluttaw kicks off
President’s message recorded, joint committee formed, duties assigned, bills submitted
31 January 2012
First day third regular session of First Pyidaungsu Hluttaw took place at Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Hall in Hluttaw Building here at 10 am today. It was attended by Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker U Khin Aung Myint, Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann and 588 Pyidaungsu Hluttaw representatives.
At the meeting, the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker extended greetings, saying that the aim of holding the third regular session is to discuss National Planning Bills to be submitted by Union Government to the Hluttaw, supplementary Union Budget Allocation Bill and Union Budget Bill for 2012.
To be able to discuss this subject, it has been introduced by holding paper reading session since the second regular session of First Pyidaungsu Hluttaw was held. Today, respective representatives are going to submit National Planning Bill (2011-2012), National Planning Bill (2012-2013), Supplementary Union Budget Allocation Bill (2012) and Union Budget Bill (2012-2013).
After submitting the bills, National Planning Bills will be discussed and approved as a first phase. As a second phase, a discussion on Supplementary Union Budget Allocation Bill (2012) will be held based on the approved Bills and on National Planning Bill (2011-2012) as a third phase, he said. In doing so, it is to be accord with Amyotha Hluttaw Rule from paragraphs 85 to 95.
Nowadays, the Republic of the Union Myanmar is trying harder for the prevailing of democratic society in the country.
Democracy administration is the public administration system. So, collection of receipts and allocation of public finance is to be accord with public’s desires, and it is also necessary for public to be content with it. In doing so, he urges those to take all best possibilities into consideration, including national interest.
In record-putting sector, the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker submitted the messages that allowed the resignation of Union Minister at President Office U Kyaw Swa Khaing as of 6-1- 2012 and that assigned U Myat Ko as Taninthayi Region Chief Minister in line with respective laws, and the Hluttaw put it on record.
The Hluttaw also recorded the formation of Ministry of Industry by combining Ministry of Industry-1 and Ministry of Industry-2, which was approved at the second regular session of First Pyidaungsu Hluttaw.
In the joint committee formation sector, Joint Bill Committee comprising same members as in bills Committee of Pyithu Hluttaw and Amyotha Hluttaw was formed and duties assigned for detailed scrutinizing bills to be discussed and passed only at Pyidaungsu Hluttaw before discussing it at Pyidaungsu Hluttaw.
The joint bill committee approved by Pyidaungsu Hluttaw includes U Mya Nyein of Yangon Region Constituency No.7 as Chairman, U Saw Hla Tun of Chaung U Constituency as secretary; U T Khun Myat of Kutkai Constituency, Daw Nan Wah Nu of Kunhing Constituency, U Thaung of Mawlaik Constituency, U Ba Shein of Kyaukpyu Constituency, U Ngown Moung of Haka Constituency, U Soe Soe of Htigyaing Constituency, U Khin Maung Myint of Zeegon Constituency, U Khin Maung Nyo of Pauk Constituency, U Khin Maung Shwe of Tamu Constituency, U Soe Yal of Dimawhso Constituency, U Steven of Kengtung Constituency, U Thein Tun Oo of Amarapura Constituency, Dr Soe Moe Aung of Bilin Constituency, U Aung Mya Than of Nyaungdon Constituency, Daw Nan Ni Ni Aye of Kayin State Constituency No.6, U Swan Doke Ciint of Chin State Constituency No.6, U Thein Win of Sagaing Region Constituency No.9, U Than Myint of Taninthayi Region Constituency No.10, U Myint Tun of Bago Region Constituency No.10, U Soe Myint of Magway Region Constituency No.6, U Zaw Myint Pe of Mandalay Region Constituency No.5, U Hmat Gyi of Mandalay Region Constituency No.9, U Kyaw Kyaw of Rakhine State Constituency No.2, Dr Myat Nyanna Soe of Yangon Region Constituency No.4, U Tin Yu of Yangon Region Constituency No.11, U Hsai Paung Nut of Shan State Constituency No.12, Defence Services personnel Amyotha Hluttaw representative Col Hla Tun and U San Tun of Kachin State Constituency No.11 as members.
In order to take over financial affairs from Pyithu Hluttaw, Joint Public Accounts Committee comprising the same numbers of members of Public Accounts Committees both from Pyithu Hluttaw and Amyotha Hluttaw was formed. In Joint Public Accounts Committee, U Mya Nyein of Yangon Region Constituency No. 7 was assigned as chairman, U Maung Toe of Minhla Constituency as secretary, and U Thurein Zaw of Kawkareik Constituency, U Sai Thiha Kyaw of Mongyal Constituency, U Man Maung Maung Nyan of Pantanaw Constituency, Daw Tin Nwe Oo of Dagon Myothit (North) Constituency, U Khun Maung Thaung of Pinlaung Constituency, U Khun Lain of Falam Constituency, U Soe Myint of Nyaunglebin Constituency, U Thant Zin of Gyobingauk Constituency, U Nyi Nyi Myint of Ottwin
Constituency, U Hauk Khant Man of Tonzang Constituency, U Aung Linn Hlaing of Bokpyin Constituency, Dr Win Myint of Hline Constituency, Daw Mi Yin Chan of Kyaikmaraw Constituency, U Moe Zaw Hein of Katha Constituency, U Thein Win of Sagaing Region Constituency No. 9, U Bran Sean of Kachin State Constituency No. 3, U Man Kan Nyunt of Kayin State Constituency No. 2, U Zon Hlal Htan of Chin State Constituency No. 2, U Steven Thabeik of Chin State Constituency No. 4, Dr Khin Maung Lay of Bago Region Constituency No. 8, U Hla Swe of Magway Region Constituency No. 12, Daw Yi Yi Myint of Mon State Constituency No. 1, Dr Banya Aung Moe of Mon State Constituency No. 7, U Ohn Tin of Rakhine State Constituency No. 10, Dr Sai Hsai Kyauk Hsam of Shan State Constituency No. 6, U Khin Maung Yi of Ayeyawady Region Constituency No. 6, Defence Services personnel Amyotha Hluttaw representatives Col Maung Maung Htoo and Major Maung Maung Gyi, and U Nu of Yangon Region Constituency No. 10 were assigned as members.
In bill submitting session, Union Minister for National Planning and Economic Development U Tin Naing Thein on behalf of the Union Government reported on national planning bill to Hluttaw.
Representatives wishing to discuss the bill may sign on by 3 February. Union Minister for Finance and Revenue U Hla Tun reported on Union supplementary Budget Division Bill (2012) and Union Budget Bill (2012) to Hluttaw.
Representatives wishing to discuss Union supplementary Budget Division Bill (2012) may sign on by 6 February and income and expendictures of the bill may sign on by 10 February with briefed discussing points.
Representatives wishing to discuss Union Budget Bill (2012) may sign on by 10 February and receipt and payment of the bill may sign on by 17 February with briefed discussing points.
The Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker notified Hluttaw representatives that they are to state the ministry relating to their discussion.
Today’s session ended at 2:30 pm and second day starts at 10 am tomorrow.