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PARLIAMENT WATCH > NATIONAL ASSEMBLY > SESSIONS > 1st SESSION (31 JAN - 23 MAR 2011)
 
Summary - Questions - Proposals - Stats
 
Summary
 
Day Date Length
Activity
Details of questions and proposals
1.
31/01/11
280 min
Speaker and Deputy Speaker elected  
2.
01/03/11
135 min
Bill Committee members formed  
3.
03/03/11
70 min
Public Accounts Committee formed  
4.
04/03/11
70 min
Rights Committee formed  
5.
07/03/11
70 min
Government’s Guarantees, Pledges and Undertakings Vetting Committee formed  
6.
09/03/11
95 min
Q&A with Minister for Communications, Posts, and Telegraphs Thein Zaw

• Myat Nyana Soe (NDF): Price of phone SIM cards
• San Tun (USDP): Expansion of IT
• Paul Htan Htai (CNP): Better telecommunications in Thantlang Township, Chin State

Proposals introduced on education and healthcare issues • Steven Thar Beik (CNP): 1- Review of education system
• Steven Thar Beik (CNP): 2 - Establishment of a board to reform healthcare system
• Paw Shan Lwin (CPP): 1- Opening of colleges in Chin State
• Paw Shan Lwin (CPP): 2- Issuing of licenses to ethnic Chin doctors
7.
10/03/11
150 min
Q&A with Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation Htay Oo • Khin Maung Latt (RNPP): Prevention of natural disasters
• San Tun (USDP): Paungnat Dam project
• Myat Nyana Soe (NDF): Farming issues
Q&A with Minister for Mines Ohn Myint • Mya Ohn (USDP): Environmental issues related to mining
Day 6 proposals discussed • Steven Thar Beik (CNP): 1- Review of education system
• Steven Thar Beik (CNP): 2 - Establishment of a board to reform healthcare system
• Paw Shan Lwin (CPP): 1- Opening of colleges in Chin State
• Paw Shan Lwin (CPP): 2- Issuing of licenses to ethnic Chin doctors
Proposals introduced on road construction in Chin State; housing for civil servants • Paw Shan Lwin (CPP ): 1- Upgrade of Gangaw-Rezwa road
• Paw Shan Lwin (CPP): 2 - Construction of Paletwa-Matupi road
• Kyun Kann (CPP): Housing for civil servants
8.
11/03/11
240 min
Q&A with Minister for Education Chan Nyein • Zone Hlal Htan (CPP): Opening of two colleges in Chin State
• Banya Aung Moe (AMRDP): Education institutions for ethnic communities
• Steven Thar Beik (CNP): Teaching of ethnic languages in public schools
Q&A with Minister for Transport Thein Swe • Khat Htein Nan (UDPKS): Expansion of Myitkyina Airport, Kachin State
• Zone Hlal Htan (CPP): Construction of two airports in Falam, Chin State
Proposals introduced on financial assistance to civil servants and military personnel; raising pensions of civil servants and military personnel • Kyun Kann (CPP): 1- Financial assistance to retired civil servants a military personnel
• Kyun Kann (CPP): 2- Raising pension of civil servants and military personnel
Proposals withdrawn on Nationwide campaigns to persuade peoples to pay taxes with a will and Plans to substitute slash-and-burn farming with growing of crops • Paw Shan Lwin (CPP): Nationwide campaigns to persuade peoples to pay taxes with a will
• Paw Shan Lwin (CPP): Plans to substitute slash-and-burn farming with growing of crops
Day 6 proposals discussed • Steven Thar Beik (CNP): 1 - Rejected, 22-181
• Paw Shan Lwin (CPP): 1- Rejected, 13-190-10
Day 7 proposals discussed • Paw Shan Lwin (CPP ): 1- Upgrade of Gangaw-Rezwa road
• Paw Shan Lwin (CPP): 2 - Construction of Paletwa-Matupi road
• Kyun Kann (CPP): Housing for civil servants
Day 8 proposal discussed • Kyun Kann (CPP): 1- Rejected
9.
14/03/11
N/A
Q&A with Minister for Industry-1 Aung Thaung • Maung Aye Tun (USDP): Building of a bamboo pulp factory in Buthidaung Township, Arakan State
• Maung Aye Tun (USDP): Building of a cement factory in Taunggoat Township, Arakan State
Q&A with Minister for Rail Transportation Aung Min • Khat Htein Nan (UDPKS): Safety of the Mandalay-Shwebo- Myitkyina railroad
• Myat Nyana Soe (NDF): Improvement of rail services in Rangoon
Q&A with Minister for Hotels and Tourism Soe Naing • Paul Htan Htai (CNP): Allowing tourists to visit Chin State
Day 7 proposals discussed • Paw Shan Lwin (CPP ): 1- Approved
• Paw Shan Lwin (CPP): 2 - Turned into question
• Kyun Kann (CPP): Withdrawn
10.
15/03/11
120 min
Q&A with Minister for Construction Khin Maung Myint • Zone Hlal Htan (CPP): Construction of three highways in Chin State
• Maung Thar Khin (USDP): Construction of motorways between Arakan State and other States
• Zone Hlal Htan (CPP): Construction of roads linking Chin State with India and Bangladesh
Q&A with Director-General Kyaw Kyaw Win • Paul Htan Htai (CNP): Designation of Chin State as “special development region”
Day 8 proposal discussed • Kyun Kann (CPP): 2- Withdrawn
Proposals withdrawn on food distribution to military personnel and civil servants; freedom of the press • Kyun Kann (CPP): Food distribution to military personnel and civil servants
• Paw Shan Lwin (CPP): Freedom of the press
11.
16/03/11
120 min
Q&A with Minister for Energy Lun Thi • Myat Nyana Soe (NDF): Implementation of efficient fuel distribution system
Q&A with Minister for Immigration and Population Maung Oo • Mya Maung (SNDP): Correction of designation of Shan nationalities on Citizenship Identification Cards
• Zone Hlal Htan (CPP): Restrictions on cross-border tourists visiting Chin State
Proposal on upgrade of Chin State’s Rezwa Sub-Township to Township changed into question • Paw Shan Lwin (CPP): Upgrade of Chin State’s Rezwa Sub-Township to Township
Day 6 proposals discussed • Steven Thar Beik (CNP): 2 - Rejected, 20-172-19
• Paw Shan Lwin (CPP): 2 - Withdrawn
12.
21/03/11
105 min
Q&A with Minister for Electric Power-1 Zaw Min • Za Khon Tein Ring (Independent): Villagers living in the Myitsone dam project area
Q&A with Minister for Electric Power-2 Khin Maung Myint • Zone Hlal Htan (CPP): Electricity supply to Chin State
Q&A with Minister for Finance and Revenue Hla Tun • Myat Nyana Soe (NDF): Company taxation
Proposal introduced on the construction of a hydropower station in Matupi, Chin State • Paw Shan Lwin (CPP): Construction of hydropower station in Matupi, Chin State
13.
22/03/11
235 min
Q&A with Minister for Commerce Tin Naing Thein • Tun Kyaw (TNP): Rice transportation in Shan State
• Myat Nyana Soe (NDF): Permit to import cars
Q&A with Minister for Livestock and Fisheries Maung Maung Thein • Banya Aung Moe (AMRDP): Taxation of fishermen
Q&A with Minister for Information Kyaw Hsan • Za Khon Tein Ring (Independent): Regime’s stance on ethnic armed opposition groups
Proposals introduced on assistance to farms • Banya Aung Moe (AMRDP): Assistance to farmers
Day 12 proposal discussed • Paw Shan Lwin (CPP): Rejected by the Speaker
14.
23/03/11
160 min
Q&A with Minister for Construction Khin Maung Myint • Hla Swe (USDP): Repair of roads in Gangaw District, Magwe Division
Q&A with Minister for Home Affairs Maung Oo • Paw Shan Lwin (CPP): Upgrade of Chin State’s Rezwa Sub-Township to Township
Day 13 proposal discussed • Banya Aung Moe (AMRDP): Withdrawn
 
 
Questions
 
#
Date
MP
Party
Question
1.
09/03/11 Myat Nyana Soe
NDF
Price of phone SIM cards
2.
09/03/11 San Tun
USDP Expansion of IT
3.
09/03/11 Paul Htan Htai
CNP Better telecommunications in Thantlang Township, Chin State
4.
10/03/11 Khin Maung Latt
RNPP
Prevention of natural disasters
5.
10/03/11 San Tun
USDP Paungnat Dam project
6.
10/03/11 Myat Nyana Soe NDF Farming issues
7.
10/03/11 Mya Ohn
USDP Environmental issues related to mining
8.
11/03/11 Zone Hlal Htan
CPP Opening of two colleges in Chin State
9.
11/03/11 Banya Aung Moe
AMRDP Education institutions for ethnic communities
10.
11/03/11 Steven Thar Beik
CNP Teaching of ethnic languages in public schools
11.
11/03/11 Khat Htein Nan
UDPKS Expansion of Myitkyina Airport, Kachin State
12.
11/03/11 Zone Hlal Htan
CPP Construction of two airports in Falam, Chin State
13.
14/03/11 Maung Aye Tun
USDP Building of a bamboo pulp factory in Buthidaung Township, Arakan State
14.
14/03/11 Maung Aye Tun
USDP Building of a cement factory in Taunggoat Township, Arakan State
15.
14/03/11 Khat Htein Nan
UDPKS
Safety of the Mandalay-Shwebo- Myitkyina railroad
16.
14/03/11 Myat Nyana Soe
NDF
Improvement of rail services in Rangoon
17.
14/03/11 Paul Htan Htai
CNP Allowing tourists to visit Chin State
18.
15/03/11 Zone Hlal Htan
CPP Construction of three highways in Chin State
19.
15/03/11 Maung Thar Khin
USDP Construction of motorways between Arakan State and other States
20.
15/03/11 Zone Hlal Htan
CPP Construction of roads linking Chin State with India and Bangladesh
21.
15/03/11 Paul Htan Htai
CNP Designation of Chin State as “special development region”
22.
16/03/11 Myat Nyana Soe
NDF Implementation of efficient fuel distribution system
23.
16/03/11 Mya Maung
SNDP Correction of designation of Shan nationalities on Citizenship Scrutiny Cards
24.
16/03/11 Zone Hlal Htan
CPP Restrictions on cross-border tourists visiting Chin State
25.
21/03/11 Za Khon Tein Ring
Independent Villagers living in the Myitsone dam project area
26.
21/03/11 Zone Hlal Htan
CPP Electricity supply to Chin State
27.
21/03/11 Myat Nyana Soe
NDF Company taxation
28.
22/03/11 Tun Kyaw
TNP Rice transportation in Shan State
29.
22/03/11 Myat Nyana Soe
NDF Permit to import cars
30.
22/03/11 Banya Aung Moe
AMRDP Taxation of fishermen
31.
22/03/11 Za Khon Tein Ring
Independent Regime stance on ethnic armed opposition groups
32.
23/03/11 Hla Swe
USDP Repair of roads in Gangaw District, Magwe Division
33.
23/03/11 Paw Shan Lwin
CPP Upgrade of Chin State’s Rezwa Sub-Township to Township
 
 
Proposals
 
#
Date
MP Party
Proposal
Outcome
1.
09/03/11 Steven Thar Beik

CNP
Review of education system
Rejected
2.
09/03/11 Steven Thar Beik
CNP
Establishment of a board to reform healthcare system
Rejected
3.
09/03/11 Paw Shan Lwin
CPP
Opening of colleges in Chin State
Rejected
4.
09/03/11 Paw Shan Lwin
CPP
Issuing of licenses to ethnic Chin doctors
Withdrawn
5.
10/03/11 Paw Shan Lwin
CPP
Upgrade of Gangaw-Rezwa road, Chin State
Approved
6.
10/03/11 Paw Shan Lwin
CPP
Construction of Paletwa-Matupi road, Chin State
Turned into question
7.
10/03/11 Kyun Kann
CPP Housing for civil servants
Withdrawn
8.
11/03/11 Kyun Kann
CPP
Financial assistance to retired civil servants a military personnel
Rejected
9.
11/03/11 Kyun Kann
CPP
Raising pension of civil servants and military personnel
Withdrawn
10.
11/03/11 Paw Shan Lwin
CPP
Nationwide campaigns to persuade peoples to pay taxes with a will
Withdrawn
11.
11/03/11 Paw Shan Lwin
CPP
Plans to substitute slash-and-burn farming with growing of crops
Withdrawn
12.
15/03/11 Kyun Kann
CPP
Food distribution to military personnel and civil servants
Withdrawn
13.
15/03/11 Paw Shan Lwin
CPP
Freedom of the press
Withdrawn
14.
16/03/11 Paw Shan Lwin
CPP
Upgrade of Chin State’s Rezwa Sub-Township to Township
Turned into question
15.
21/03/11 Paw Shan Lwin
CPP Construction of hydropower station in Matupi, Chin State
Rejected
16.
22/03/11 Banya Aung Moe AMRDP Assistance to farmers Withdrawn
 
 
Stats
 
Questions by MP
6
Zone Hlal Htan
6
Myat Nyana Soe
3
Paul Htan Htai
2
Khat Htein Nan
2
Za Khon Tein Ring
2
San Tun
2
Maung Aye Tun
2
Banya Aung Moe
1
Hla Swe
1
Maung Thar Khin
1
Mya Ohn
1
Mya Maung
1
Steven Thar Beik
1
Paw Shan Lwin
1
Paw Shan Lwin
1
Khin Maung Latt
1
Tun Kyaw
Questions by Party
7
USDP
7
CPP
6
NDF
4
CNP
2
UDPKS
2
AMRDP
2
Independent
1
RNPP
1
SNDP
1
TNP
Questions by Issue
13
Infrastructure
12
Economy
3
Education
2
Environment
1
Human rights
1
Administration
1
Domestic politics
 
Proposals by MP
9
Paw Shan Lwin
4
Kyun Kann
2
Steven Thar Beik
1
Banya Aung Moe
Proposals by Party
13
CPP
2
CNP
1
AMRDP
Proposals by Issue
6
Welfare
3
Infrastructure
3
Economy
2
Education
1
Human rights
1
Administration
 
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