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Rangoon Assembly forms two committees; adjourns in five minutes

New Delhi (Mizzima) – The Rangoon Regional Assembly convened on Tuesday to hear the Speaker nominate two committees and then adjourned after five minutes, legislators said.

Lawmakers are beginning to form the necessary committees and to make other appointments necessary to represent the regional governing body. Photo : MRTVSpeaker Sein Tin Win nominated nine members to serve on  the Bill Affairs Committee and nine members to serve on the Ethnic Affairs Committee.

Out of the 18 nominees, 14 were members of the Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP).

Nominated to the Bill Affairs Committee were eight members from the USDP: chairman Hla Tun, secretary Win Naing aka Win Naing Oo and members Than Hlaing, Nan Nyunt Win Maw, Dr. Thein Zaw Myint, Thein Naing, Aung Than Oo and Kyi Kyi Mar. The ninth nominee was Aye Thein (National Unity Party).

Nominated to the Ethnic Affairs Committee was chairman Saw Tun Aung Myint of the Karen Nationality Development Party and secretary Maung Maung Win (USDP), and members Win Htein (National Unity Party), Zaw Aye Maung (Rakhine Nationalities Development Party), Saw Sonny Chan, Dr. Saw Hla Tun, Dr. Khin Maung Tun, Khin Maung Htoo and May Than Nwe (Union Development Party).

Lawmakers will vote on the nominees on Thursday.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 01 March 2011 17:39 )  

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