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PARLIAMENT WATCH > NATIONAL ASSEMBLY > SESSIONS > 6th SESSION (9 JAN - 22 MAR 2013)
 
Summary - Questions - Proposals
 
Summary
 
Day
Date
Length
Activity
Details of questions and proposals
1.
09/01/13
N/A
Q&A with Minister for National Planning and Economic Development Kan Zaw • Tin Shwe (NDF): Implementation of MOUs signed during the 4th GMS Summit
• Myat Nyana Soe (NLD): Measures against violations of labor laws in the garment industry
Bill Revoking the Law Protecting the Peaceful and Systematic Transfer of State Responsibility and the Successful Performance of the Functions of the National Convention against Disturbances and Oppositions approved  
Bill Revoking the Traditional Medicine Council Law approved  
Proposal introduced on measures to instill democratic principles in school • Tun Mya Aung (USDP): Measures to instill democratic principles in school
Resolution introduced on urging the authorities to call on the US to lift all of its sanctions on Burma • Hla Swe (USDP): Urging the authorities to call on the US to lift all of its sanctions on Burma
2.
11/01/13
N/A
Q&A with Deputy Minister for Home Affairs Brig Gen Kyaw Zan Myint • Win Tint (USDP): Moving Sagaing Division administrative offices to Sagaing
Anti-Corruption Bill approved and sent to National Parliament  
Proposal introduced on the establishment of Township Information and Public Relations Offices and prioritization of education and healthcare programs in border areas • Myat Nyana Soe (NLD): Establishment of Township Information and Public Relations Offices
• Paul Htan Htai (CNP): Prioritization of education and healthcare programs in border areas
3.
18/01/13
N/A
Q&A with Minister for Construction Kyaw Lwin • Myat Nyana Soe (NLD): Construction of affordable housing in Rangoon
Proposals introduced on the appointment of a negotiating team tasked with promoting peace talks in Kachin State and flood prevention measures in the Irrawaddy delta • Khat Htein Nan (UDPKS): Appointment of a negotiating team tasked with promoting peace talks in Kachin State
• Myo Myint (USDP): Flood prevention measures in the Irrawaddy delta
4.
21/01/13
N/A
Q&A with Minister for Health Pe Thet Khin • N/A: Production of rabies vaccines
• Har Shein Bwe (USDP): Recruitment of doctors to be assigned to border areas
Day 2 proposal discussed • Paul Htan Htai (CNP)
5.
22/01/13
N/A
Q&A with Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Zin Yaw • N/A: Opening of new diplomatic missions
Q&A with Deputy Minister for Immigration and Population Win Myint • N/A: Nationwide census of people with disabilities
Two more questions answered • N/A
Day 2 proposal discussed • Paul Htan Htai (CNP): Approved
Proposal introduced on the improvement of the monastic education system • Tun Mya Aung (USDP): Improvement of the monastic education system
6.
23/01/13
N/A
Q&A with Deputy
Minister for Environmental
Conservation and Forestry
Aye Myint Maung
• N/A: Environmental protection measures for Lanpi National Marine Park, Kawthaung Township, Tenasserim Division
Vacant Lands, Fallow Lands, and Virgin Lands Management Bylaws introduced and discussed  
Proposal introduced on the formation of a commission for the Irrawaddy River conservation; energy production from nuclear power plants; and assessment of earthquakes’ impact on infrastructure • Myo Myint (USDP): Formation of a commission for the Irrawaddy River conservation
• Myint Kyi (USDP): Energy production from nuclear power plants
• Khin Maung Yi (USDP): Assessment of earthquakes’ impact on infrastructure
7.
24/01/13
N/A
Q&A with Minister for Rail
Transportation Zeyar Aung
• Myat Nyana Soe (NLD): Development of an urban transportation system
Day 3 proposal discussed • Khat Htein Nan (UDPKS)
8.
25/01/13
N/A
Day 3 proposal discussed • Khat Htein Nan (UDPKS): Approved (176-4-5)
9.
28/01/13
N/A
Q&A with Deputy Minister for Communication and Information Technology Win Than • Myat Nyana Soe (NLD): Reduction of mobile phone prices
Q&A with Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Zin Yaw • Maw Tun (USDP): Rules for civil servants attending meetings and seminars abroad
Proposal on capacity building programs for teachers discussed • Nain Khinn Paung (USDP): Approved
10.
29/01/13
N/A
Three questions answered  
Day 3 proposal discussed • Myo Myint (USDP): Approved
Bill Amending the Myanmar Maternal and Child Welfare Association Law introduced • Win Myint (Deputy Minister for Health)
11.
30/01/13
N/A
Q&A with Deputy Minister for Finance and Revenue Lin Aung • Nu (USDP): Civil service pension
Day 2 proposal discussed • Myat Nyana Soe (NLD): Rejected
12.
01/02/13
N/A
Q&A with Deputy Minister for Home Affairs Brig Gen Kyaw Zan Myint • Paul Htan Htai (CNP): Status of ‘Wa’ Self-Administered Division
Minimum Wage Bill approved  
Proposals introduced on the selection procedure for medical students in remote townships and the establishment of nursery schools in border regions • Har Shein Bwe (USDP): Selection procedure for medical students in remote townships
• Tun Mya Aung (USDP): Establishment of nursery schools in border regions
13.
04/02/13
N/A
Q&A with Minister for Labor, Employment, and Social Security Maung Myint • Myint Kyi (USDP): Laws and policies concerning Burmese migrant workers
Day 1 proposal discussed • Tun Mya Aung (USDP): Approved
Proposal introduced on the implementation of anti-corruption measures in the civil service • Aung Nyein (USDP): Implementation of anti-corruption measures in the civil service
14.
05/02/13
N/A
Q&A with Minister for Mines Myint Aung • Myint Kyi (USDP): Assessment of Burma’s natural resources
Civil Servants Bill and Profession and Capacity Building Bill re-introduced  
Day 6 proposal discussed • Myo Myint (USDP): Approved
15.
06/02/13
N/A
Q&A with Deputy Minister for Religious Affairs Soe Win • Paul Htan Htai (CNP): Adoption of a law protecting religious freedom
Day 12 proposal discussed • Har Shein Bwe (USDP): Rejected
Bill Amending the Private Healthcare Service Law introduced • Win Myint (Deputy Minister for Health)
Bill Amending the National Food Law introduced • Win Myint (Deputy Minister for Health)
16.
07/02/13
N/A
Q&A with Minister for Rail Transportation Zeyar Aung • Naing Tun Ohn (AMRDP): Minimum driving age
Proposals introduced on the implementation of border security and immigration management measures and the issuance of mining permits for operations in Chin State’s forest reserves • Aye Maung (RNPP): Implementation of border security and immigration management measures - Rejected
• Zone Hlal Htan (CPP): Issuance of mining permits for operations in Chin State’s forest reserves
Population and Households Census Bill introduced • Win Myint (Deputy Minister for Immigration and Population)
Telecommunications Bill introduced • Win Than (Deputy Minister for Communications and Information Technology)
17.
20/02/13
N/A
Resolution introduced urging legislature, executive, and judiciary to work for the public good • Khin Maung Yi (USDP): Urging legislature, executive, and judiciary to work for the public good
Bill Amending the Private Healthcare Service Law approved  
18.
21/02/13
N/A
Q&A with Deputy Minister for Electric Power Myint Zaw • Taw Pale (KPP): Thaukyaykhat (1) hydro-power project in Thandaung Township, Karen State
Day 6 proposal discussed • Myint Kyi (USDP): Rejected (29-110)
19.
22/02/13
N/A
Day 12 proposal discussed • Tun Mya Aung (USDP)
Proposals introduced on kidney donations and the implementation of a development plan for Muse, Shan State • Nan Ni Ni Aye (USDP): Implementation of a development plan for Muse, Shan State
• Hmat Gyi (USDP): Kidney donations
Bill Revoking the 1945 Custodian of Movable Property Act approved  
Transfer of Property Act Amendment Bill approved  
20.
27/02/13
N/A
Q&A with Deputy Minister for Home Affairs Maj Gen Kyaw
Kyaw Tun
• Nyan Lin (USDP): Hot air balloon ground in Taunggyi Township, Shan State
• Hla Swe (USDP): Reduction in police personnel at police stations
• Tun Myint (USDP): Use of shackles on defendants appearing in court
Q&A with Minister for Health Pe Thet Khin • Tin Maung Myint (USDP): Appointment of a doctor to a hospital in Thayettaw Village-tract, Launglon Township, Tenasserim Division
Proposal introduced on implementation of policies aimed at ensuring the competitiveness of Burmese SMEs in the ASEAN Economic Community • Myint Kyi (USDP): Implementation of policies aimed at ensuring the competitiveness of Burmese SMEs in the ASEAN Economic Community
Bill Amending the Myanmar Maternal and Child Welfare Association Law approved  
Bill Amending the National Food Law approved  
21.
04/03/13
N/A
Proposal introduced on the establishment of a Ministry of Ethnic Affairs • Kyaw Din aka Htay Yei (USDP): Establishment of a Ministry of Ethnic Affairs - Rejected (88-76)
22.
06/03/13
N/A
Day 16 proposal discussed • Zone Hlal Htan (CPP)
Day 1 resolution discussed • Hla Swe (USDP): Approved
Proposal introduce on farming in forest reserve areas • Taw Pale (KPP): Farming in forest reserve areas
23.
07/03/13
N/A
Day 19 proposal discussed • Nan Ni Ni Aye (USDP)
24.
08/03/13
N/A
Proposals introduced on arrangements for the election of local administrators and free healthcare for low-income citizens • Phone Myint Aung (NNDP): Arrangements for the election of local administrators - Rejected
• Htay Win (USDP): Free healthcare for low-income citizens
25.
12/03/13
N/A
Natural Disaster Management Bill approved  
26.
13/03/13
N/A
Day 19 proposal discussed • Hmat Gyi (USDP)
Day 17 resolution discussed • Khin Maung Yi (USDP)
27.
14/03/13
N/A
Day 6 proposal discussed • Khin Maung Yi (USDP)
Day 16 proposal discussed • Taw Pale (KPP)
Proposal introduced on the upgrade of navigational aids and emergency services at airports • Nyunt Tin (USDP): Upgrade of navigational aids and emergency services at airports
28.
15/03/13
N/A
Proposal introduced on the management of religious affairs at the local level • Paw Shan Lwin (CPP): Management of religious affairs at the local level
29.
19/03/13
N/A
Proposal introduced on tackling tax evasion by mining companies • Steven Thar Beik (CNP): Tackling tax evasion by mining companies
Criminal Code Amendment Bill introduced  
30.
20/03/13
N/A
Q&A with Deputy Minister for Electric Power Aung Than Oo • Khin Maung Yi (USDP): Small business electricity bill
31.
21/03/13
N/A
Debate on ministers’ follow-up actions on proposals introduced by MPs  
32.
22/03/13
N/A
Concluding remarks by Speaker Khin Aung Myint  
 
 
Questions
 
#
Date
MP
Party
Question
1.
09/01/13 Tin Shwe NDF Implementation of MOUs signed during the 4th GMS Summit
2.
09/01/13 Myat Nyana Soe NLD Measures against violations of labor laws in the garment industry
3.
11/01/13 Win Tint USDP Moving Sagaing Division administrative offices to Sagaing
4.
18/01/13 Myat Nyana Soe NLD Construction of affordable housing in Rangoon
5.
21/01/13 N/A N/A Production of rabies vaccines
6.
21/01/13 Har Shein Bwe USDP Recruitment of doctors to be assigned to border areas
7.
22/01/13 N/A N/A Opening of new diplomatic missions
8.
22/01/13 N/A N/A Nationwide census of people with disabilities
9.
22/01/13 N/A N/A N/A
10.
22/01/13 N/A N/A N/A
11.
23/01/13 N/A N/A Environmental protection measures for Lanpi National Marine Park, Kawthaung Township, Tenasserim Division
12.
24/01/13 Myat Nyana Soe NLD Development of an urban transportation system
13.
28/01/13 Myat Nyana Soe NLD Reduction of mobile phone prices
14.
28/01/13 Maw Tun USDP Rules for civil servants attending meetings and seminars abroad
15.
29/01/13 N/A N/A N/A
16.
29/01/13 N/A N/A N/A
17.
29/01/13 N/A N/A N/A
18.
30/01/13 Nu USDP Civil service pension
19.
01/02/13 Paul Htan Htai CNP Status of ‘Wa’ Self-Administered Division
20.
04/02/13 Myint Kyi USDP Laws and policies concerning Burmese migrant workers
21.
05/02/13 Myint Kyi USDP Assessment of Burma’s natural resources
22.
06/02/13 Paul Htan Htai CNP Adoption of a law protecting religious freedom
23.
07/02/13 Naing Tun Ohn AMRDP Minimum driving age
24.
21/02/13 Taw Pale KPP Thaukyaykhat (1) hydro-power project in Thandaung Township, Karen State
25.
27/02/13 Nyan Lin USDP Hot air balloon ground in Taunggyi Township, Shan State
26.
27/02/13 Hla Swe USDP Reduction in police personnel at police stations
27.
27/02/13 Tun Myint USDP Use of shackles on defendants appearing in court
28.
27/02/13 Tin Maung Myint USDP Appointment of a doctor to a hospital in Thayettaw Village-tract, Launglon Township, Tenasserim Division
29.
20/03/13 Khin Maung Yi USDP Small business electricity bill
 
 
Proposals (P)/Resolutions (R)
 
#
Date
MP
Party
Proposal
Outcome
1.
09/01/13 Tun Mya Aung USDP Measures to instill democratic principles in school (P) Approved
2.
09/01/13 Hla Swe USDP Urging the authorities to call on the US to lift all of its sanctions on Burma (R) Approved
3.
11/01/13 Myat Nyana Soe NLD Establishment of Township Information and Public Relations Offices (P) Rejected
4.
11/01/13 Paul Htan Htai CNP Prioritization of education and healthcare programs in border areas (P) Approved
5.
18/01/13 Khat Htein Nan UDPKS Appointment of a negotiating team tasked with promoting peace talks in Kachin State (P) Approved
6.
18/01/13 Myo Myint USDP Flood prevention measures in the Irrawaddy delta (P) Approved
7.
22/01/13 Tun Mya Aung USDP Improvement of the monastic education system (P)  
8.
23/01/13 Myo Myint USDP Formation of a commission for the Irrawaddy River conservation (P) Approved
9.
23/01/13 Myint Kyi USDP Energy production from nuclear power plants
(P)
Rejected
10.
23/01/13 Khin Maung Yi USDP Assessment of earthquakes’ impact on infrastructure (P)
 
11.
N/A
Nain Khinn Paung USDP Capacity building programs for teachers (P) Approved
12.
01/02/13 Har Shein Bwe USDP Selection procedure for medical students in remote townships (P) Rejected
13.
01/02/13 Tun Mya Aung USDP Establishment of nursery schools in border regions (P)  
14.
04/02/13 Aung Nyein USDP Implementation of anti-corruption measures in the civil service (P)  
15.
07/02/13 Aye Maung RNPP Implementation of border security and immigration management measures (P)
Rejected
16.
07/02/13 Zone Hlal Htan CPP Issuance of mining permits for operations in Chin State’s forest reserves (P)  
17.
20/02/13 Khin Maung Yi USDP Urging legislature, executive, and judiciary to work for the public good (R)
 
18.
22/02/13 Nan Ni Ni Aye USDP Implementation of a development plan for Muse, Shan State (P)  
19.
22/02/13 Hmat Gyi USDP Kidney donations (P)  
20.
27/02/13 Myint Kyi USDP Implementation of policies aimed at ensuring the competitiveness of Burmese SMEs in the ASEAN Economic Community (P)  
21.
04/03/13 Kyaw Din aka Htay Yei USDP Establishment of a Ministry of Ethnic Affairs (P) Rejected
22.
06/03/13 Taw Pale KPP Farming in forest reserve areas (P)  
23.
08/03/13 Phone Myint Aung NNDP
Arrangements for the election of local administrators (P) Rejected
24.
08/03/13 Htay Win USDP Free healthcare for low-income citizens (P)  
25.
14/03/13 Nyunt Tin USDP Upgrade of navigational aids and emergency services at airports (P)  
26.
15/03/13 Paw Shan Lwin CPP Management of religious affairs at the local level (P)  
27.
19/03/13 Steven Thar Beik CNP Tackling tax evasion by mining companies (P)  
 
 
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