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PARLIAMENT WATCH > NATIONAL PARLIAMENT > SESSIONS > 1st SESSION (31 JAN - 30 MAR 2011)
 
Summary - Questions - Proposals/Resolutions - Stats
 
Summary
 
Day
Date
Length
Activity
Details of questions and proposals
1.
31/01/11
15 min
Speaker Khin Aung Myint addressed the National Parliament  
2.
08/02/11
N/A
President-elect Thein Sein proposed list of 34 Ministries  
3.
09/02/11
60 min
List of 34 Ministries approved  
4.
11/02/11
20 min
List of 30 Ministers approved  
5.
14/02/11
15 min
Constitutional Tribunal composition approved  
6.
15/02/11
10 min
Number of Election Commission members approved  
7.
16/02/11
15 min
Number of Supreme Court justices approved  
8.
17/02/11
10 min
Supreme Court Chief Justice nomination approved  
9.
18/02/11
15 min
Election Commission Chairman nomination approved  
10.
21/02/11
20 min
Attorney General nomination approved  
11.
22/02/11
15 min
Auditor General nomination approved  
12.
24/02/11
15 min
Supreme Court composition approved  
13.
25/02/11
20 min
Election Commission composition approved  
14.
24/03/11
180 min
Q&A with Minister for Electric Power-1 Zaw Min
• Khin Maung Yi (USDP-NA): Details of hydropower projects in Burma
• Khin Maung Yi (USDP-NA): Measures taken to compensate communities affected by hydropower projects
Q&A with Attorney General Aye Maung
• Banya Aung Moe (AMRDP-NA): USDP and opposition party relations
• Banya Aung Moe (AMRDP-NA): Cooperation among political parties
• Banya Aung Moe (AMRDP-NA): Formation of multi-party government
Q&A with Minister for Construction Khin Maung Myint • Zone Hlal Htan (CPP-NA): Suspension of construction of Falam-Reed road
Q&A with Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation Htay Oo • Kyaw Zaw Than (SNDP-NA): Cultivation of summer paddy
• Thein Tun (USDP-PA): Quality of fertilizers
Q&A with Minister for Education Chan Nyein • Aung Thaung (USDP-PA): Scholarships
Resolution introduced on economic sanctions • Htay Oo (USDP-PA): Economic sanctions
Proposal introduced on formations of a national commission for economic management • Myat Nyana Soe (NDF-NA): Formation of a national commission for economic management: Cancelled
Proposal introduced on the extension of Special Economic Zones • Myat Nyana Soe (NDF-NA): Extension of Special Economic Zones: Rejected (139-435-60)
15.
25/03/11
340 min
Q&A with Minister for Education Chan Nyein • Htay Maung (USDP-NA):Plans for national education
• Win Maung (USDP-NA): Teaching of English language
Q&A with Minister for Industry-1 Aung Thaung • Le Le Win Swe (USDP-PA): Rising prices of basic commodities
Q&A with Minister for Commerce Tin Naing Thein • Ko Gyi (USDP-PA): Price manipulation and monopolies
Q&A with Minister for Construction Khin Maung Myint • Thein Yi (USDP-PA): Bridge construction in Htantabin Township, Rangoon Division
Q&A with Minister for Progress of Border Areas and National Races and Development Affairs Thein Nyunt • Thein Yi (USDP-PA): Road upgrade in Htantabin Township, Rangoon Division
Proposals and resolutions introduced on establishment of department for migrant workers; compensation for farmers affected by bird flu; condolences to victims of Shan State quake. • Myat Nyana Soe (NDF-NA): Establishment of department for migrant workers: Approved for discussion (334-249-52)
• Aye Maung (RNPP-NA): Compensation for farmers affected by bird flu
• Khin Aung Myint (Speaker-NP): Condolences to victims of Shan State quake
Proposal introduced on admission qualifications to University of Medicine • Myat Nyana Soe (NDF-NA): Admission to University of Medicine: Withdrawn
Proposal introduced on national reconciliation • Banya Aung Moe (AMRDP-NA): National reconciliation, Rejected (106-520-20)
Day 14 resolution discussed • USDP PA Htay Oo, Approved (625-4-5)
16.
28/03/11
350 min
Q&A with Minister for Construction Khin Maung Myint • Ye Htut Tin (USDP-PA): Upgrading of Aungban-Loikaw-Mese road
Q&A with Minister for Electric Power-2 Khin Maung Myint • Hla Maung (AMRDP-PA): Electricity supply at affordable prices
Q&A with Minister for Immigration and Population Maung Oo • Tin Maung Win (USDP-PA): Issuing of citizenship identification cards and household registration certificates
Q&A with Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation Htay Oo • Min Swe (USDP-PA): Implementation of irrigation system in Pegu Division
• Hla Maung (AMRDP-PA): Measures against the impact of climate change on crops
Day 15 proposals discussed • Aye Maung (RNPP-NA): Withdrawn
• Myat Nyana Soe (NDF-NA): Withdrawn
Resolution introduced on joining the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly • Khin Aung Myint (Speaker-NP): Joining ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly
17.
29/03/11
140 min
Q&A with Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation Htay Oo • Soe Aung (USDP-PA): Use of pesticides
Q&A with Minister for Home Affairs Maung Oo • Aung Thein (Independent-PA): Administration of ward and village-tract
Q&A with Minister for Commerce Tin Naing Thein • Kyaw Khaing Win (USDP-PA): Opening of border trade camps in Karenni State
• Kyar Maung aka Maung Kyar (USDP-NA): Border trade route in Mergui, Tenasserim Division
Q&A with Minister for Construction Khin Maung Myint • Paung Nap (WDP-NA): Upgrading of Hopan- Panlon Road, Shan State
Q&A with Minister for Progress of Border Areas and National Races and Development Affairs Thein Nyunt • Paung Nap (WDP-NA): Development of Wa Self-Administered Division
Question on agricultural loans • Nyunt Hlaing (USDP-NA): Agricultural loans provided by the Myanma Agricultural Development Bank: Withdrawn
Resolutions introduced on expressing gratitude to the SPDC; successful convening of the legislature; successful election of President and Vice-President; successful holding of National parliament session Oo (USDP-PA): Expressing gratitude to the SPDC
• Myat Nyana Soe (NDF-NA): Successful convening of the legislature
• Myat Nyana Soe (NDF-NA): Successful election of President and Vice-President
• Myat Nyana Soe (NDF-NA): Successful holding of National parliament session
Speaker read out a message of felicitation to the National Parliament sent by the USDP  
National Parliament Bill Joint Committee formed  
National Parliament Public Accounts Joint Committee formed  
National Parliament Representatives Vetting Committee formed  
18.
30/03/11
N/A
   
SPDC Announcements 5/2001, 6/2011, 7/ 2001, 8/2011 read  
President Thein Sein and Vice-Presidents Tin Aung Myint Oo and Mauk Kham sworn in  
Other regime officials at the national level sworn in  
President Thein Sein addressed the National Parliament  
 
 
Questions
 
#
Date
MP
Party
Question
1.
24/03/11 Khin Maung Yi
RNPP
Details of hydropower projects in Burma
2.
24/03/11 Khin Maung Yi RNPP Measures taken to compensate communities affected by hydropower projects
3.
24/03/11 Banya Aung Moe
AMRDP USDP and opposition party relations
4.
24/03/11 Banya Aung Moe AMRDP Cooperation among political parties
5.
24/03/11 Banya Aung Moe AMRDP Formation of multi-party government
6.
24/03/11 Zone Hlal Htan
CPP Suspension of construction of Falam-Reed road
7.
24/03/11 Kyaw Zaw Than
SNDP
Cultivation of summer paddy
8.
24/03/11 Thein Tun
USDP Quality of fertilizers
9.
24/03/11 Aung Thaung
USDP Scholarships
10.
25/03/11 Htay Maung
USDP Plans for national education
11.
25/03/11 Win Maung
USDP Teaching of English language
12.
25/03/11 Le Le Win Swe
USDP Rising prices of basic commodities
13.
25/03/11 Ko Gyi
USDP Price manipulation and monopolies
14.
25/03/11 Thein Yi
USDP Bridge construction in Htantabin Township, Rangoon Division
15.
25/03/11 Thein Yi
USDP Road upgrade in Htantabin Township, Rangoon Division
16.
28/03/11 Ye Htut Tin
USDP Upgrading of Aungban-Loikaw-Mese road
17.
28/03/11 Hla Maung
AMRDP Electricity supply at affordable prices
18.
28/03/11 Min Swe
USDP
Implementation of irrigation system in Pegu Division
19.
28/03/11 Hla Maung
AMRDP Measures against the impact of climate change on crops
20.
28/03/11 Hla Maung
AMRDP Issuance of citizenship identification cards
21.
29/03/11 Soe Aung
USDP Use of pesticides
22.
29/03/11 Aung Thein
Independent Administration of ward and village-tract
23.
29/03/11 Kyaw Khaing Win
USDP Opening of border trade camps in Karenni State
24.
29/03/11 Kyar Maung aka Maung Kyar
USDP Border trade route in Mergui, Tenasserim Division
25.
29/03/11 Paung Nap
WDP Upgrading of Hopan-Panlon Road, Shan State
26.
29/03/11 Paung Nap
WDP Development of Wa Self-Administered Division
27.
29/03/11 Nyunt Hlaing
USDP Agricultural loans provided by the Myanma Agricultural Development Bank
 
 
Proposals (P)/Resolutions (R)
 
#
Date
MP
Party
Proposal
Outcome
1.
24/03/11 Myat Nyana Soe
NDF Formation of a national commission for economic management (P)
Cancelled
2.
24/03/11 Myat Nyana Soe
NDF
Extension of Special Economic Zones (P)
Rejected
3.
  Htay Oo
USDP
Opposition to economic sanctions (R)
-
4.
25/03/11 Myat Nyana Soe
NDF
Establishment of department for migrant workers (P)
Withdrawn
5.
25/03/11 Aye Maung
RNPP
Compensation for farmers affected by bird flu (P)
Withdrawn
6.
25/03/11 Khin Aung Myint
Speaker
Condolences to victims of Shan State quake (R)
-
7.
25/03/11 Myat Nyana Soe
NDF Admission qualifications to University of Medicine (P)
Withdrawn
8.
25/03/11 Banya Aung Moe
AMRDP
National reconciliation (P)
Rejected
9.
28/03/11 Khin Aung Myint
Speaker
Joining ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (R)
-
10.
29/03/11 Htay Oo
USDP
Expressing gratitude to the SPDC (R)
-
11.
29/03/11 Myat Nyana Soe
NDF
Successful convening of the legislature (R)
-
12.
29/03/11 Myat Nyana Soe
NDF
Successful election of President and Vice-President (R)
-
13.
29/03/11 Myat Nyana Soe
NDF
Successful holding of National parliament session (R)
-
 
 
Stats
 
Questions by MP
3
Banya Aung Moe
3
Hla Maung
2
Khin Maung Yi
2
Paung Nap
2
Thein Yi
1
Aung Thaung
1
Aung Thein
1
Htay Maung
1
Ko Gyi
1
Kyar Maung aka Maung Kyar
1
Kyaw Khaing Win
1
Kyaw Zaw Than
1
Le Le Win Swe
1
Min Swe
1
Nyunt Hlaing
1
Soe Aung
1
Thein Tun
1
Win Maung
1
Ye Htut Tin
1
Zone Hlal Htan
Questions by Party
16
USDP
6
AMRDP
2
WDP
1
SNDP
1
Independent
1
CPP
Questions by Issue
9
Economy
7
Infrastructure
3
Administration
3
Education
3
Domestic politics
1
Environment
1
Human rights
 
Proposals by MP
4
Myat Nyana Soe
1
Aye Maung
1
Banya Aung Moe
Proposals by Party
4
NDF
1
RNPP
1
AMRDP
Proposals by Issue
2
Economy
2
Welfare
1
Human rights
1
Domestic politics
 
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