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PARLIAMENT WATCH > PEOPLE'S 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
335 min
Speaker and Deputy Speaker elected  
2.
01/03/11
145 min
Bill Committee members formed  
3.
03/03/11
70 min
Public Accounts Committee formed  
4.
04/03/11
75 min
Rights Committee formed  
5.
07/03/11
95 min
Government’s Guarantees, Pledges and Undertakings Vetting Committee formed  
6.
09/03/11
140 min
Q&A with Minister for Culture Khin Aung Myint

• Aung Tun Tha (RNPP): Arakan State cultural heritage

Q&A with Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation Htay Oo • Aung Zin (NDF): Farming issues and land ownership rights
• Ye Tun aka Min Tun (SNDP): Farming issues and land ownership rights
• Aung Thein (Independent): Farming issues and land ownership rights
Proposals introduced on assistance to disaster-hit areas, healthcare schemes for low-income people, establishment of social organizations, and rights of ethnic nationalities in administration and management • Pe Than (RNPP): Assistance to disaster-hit areas
• Kyaw Ohn (SNDP): Healthcare schemes for low-income people
• Tun Hsar aka Tun Win (SNDP): Establishment of social organizations
• Ngon Maung (CNP): Rights of ethnic nationalities in administration and management
7.
10/03/11
150 min
Q&A with Minister for Information Kyaw Hsan  • Khin Maung Win (NDF): Permission for publication of the Penal Code
• Kyi Myint (NDF): Use of sign language in TV broadcast
• Maung Tin (SNDP): Corruption
Q&A with Minister for Finance and Revenue Hla Tun • Kyaw Ohn (SNDP): Salary increase for civil servants
Proposal introduced on transport in Chin State • Ngon Maung (CNP): Transport in Chin State
Proposal withdrawn on completion of Chin State highway • Khin Maung Yi aka Khine Maung Yi (NDF): Completion of Chin State highway: Withdrawn
Day 6 proposals discussed • Pe Than (RNPP): Approved
• Kyaw Ohn (SNDP): Withdrawn
8.
11/03/11
265 min
Q&A with Minister for Health Kyaw Myint • Boe Aung (SNDP): Lack of Medical and Economics Universities in Shan State
Q&A with Minister for Communications, Posts, and Telegraphs Thein Zaw • Boe Aung (SNDP): High prices of mobile phones
Q&A with Attorney General Aye Maung • Nelson aka Hsaung Si (SNDP): Publication of existing laws and ordnances
• Soe Win (NDF): Enactment of military draft law
• Nyi Lay aka Kyi Tha (USDP): Enactment of Myanmar Industrial Development Act
Q&A with Minister for Industry-1 Aung Thaung • Ye Tun aka Min Tun (SNDP): Restrictions on trade from Mandalay to Shan State
Proposals introduced on restrictions on tourism in Chin State and upgrade of Haka; proposal withdrawn on road construction in Chin State • Ngon Maung (CNP): 1 - Restrictions on tourism in Chin State
• Ngon Maung (CNP): 2 - Road construction in Chin State: Withdrawn
• Ngon Maung (CNP): 3 - Upgrade of Haka, Chin State
Day 6 proposals discussed • Tun Hsar aka Tun Win (SNDP): Withdrawn
• Ngon Maung (CNP): Withdrawn
Day 7 proposal discussed • Ngon Maung (CNP): Withdrawn
9.
14/03/11
225 min
Q&A with Minister for Electric Power-2 Khin Maung Myint • Aung Thein (Independent): Power supply from Myogyi and Kinda dam to Danu Region, Shan State
• Aung Thein (Independent): Power supply from Kinda dam to Ywangan, Shan State
• Ye Tun (USDP): Electricity prices in Arakan State
Q&A with Minister for Transport Thein Swe • Paik Lin (CPP): Blockage of Kaladan River near Paletwa, Chin State
• Aung Sein Tha (RNPP): Coastal erosions in Minbya Township, Arakan State
Q&A with Election Commission Chairman Thein Soe • Nelson aka Hsaung Si (SNDP): Upcoming National Parliament by-elections
Proposals introduced on countrywide census and compulsory education system • Tun Myint Oo (SNDP): Countrywide census
• Khin Maung Yi aka Khine Maung Yi (NDF): Compulsory education system
Day 8 proposals discussed • Ngon Maung (CNP): 1 - Withdrawn
• Ngon Maung (CNP): 2 - Withdrawn
10.
15/03/11
225 min
Q&A with Minister for Education Chan Nyein  • Zaw Tun (SNDP): Draft law on teaching ethnic nationality languages
• Aung Sein (USDP): Maintenance plan for primary schools in Arakan State
• Aung Sein (USDP): Opening of Arts and Science University in Southern Arakan State
• Boe Aung (SNDP): Difficulties of Economics students in Northern Shan State
Q&A with Minister for Science and Technology Thaung • Aung Sein (USDP): Construction of technical training school in Arakan State
Proposals introduced on review of pension scheme and storage of crops • Soe Win (NDF): Review of pension scheme
• Aung Zin (NDF): Storage of crops
Day 9 proposals discussed • Khin Maung Yi aka Khine Maung Yi (NDF): Withdrawn
• Tun Myint Oo (SNDP): Approved
11.
16/03/11
195 min
Q&A with Minister for Construction Khin Maung Myint • Aung Thein (Independent): Upgrade of an important road in Danu Region, Shan State
• Yaw D Dwe (USDP): Upgrade of Sumprabum-Putao motor road, Kachin State
• Tun Thein aka Tun Tun (USDP): Maintenance of Mandalay-Bhamo road
• Kyaw Soe Lay (USDP): Maintenance and upgrade of Mandalay-Shwebo-Myitkyina highway
Q&A with Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation Htay Oo • Win Khaing (SNDP): Freedom to sell crops
Proposals introduced on uniform electricity prices nationwide and draft of a Social Security Insurance Law • Maung Nyo (RNPP): Uniform electricity prices nationwide
• Pwint Hsan (USDP): Draft of a Social Security Insurance Law
Day 10 proposals discussed • Soe Win (NDF): Withdrawn
• Aung Zin (NDF): Withdrawn
12.
21/03/11
325 min
Q&A with Minister for Education Chan Nyein • Khin Maung Yi aka Khine Maung Yi (NDF): International scholarships
• Shwe Maung aka Abdu Rawzek (USDP): Vocational education opportunities;
• Shwe Maung aka Abdu Rawzek (USDP): Lack of qualified teachers in Arakan State
Q&A with Minister for Information Kyaw Hsan • Thein Aung (PSDP): Peace and stability in Karen State
Proposal introduced on drafting a bill to promote creation of job opportunities • Tin Maung Win (USDP): Drafting a bill to promote creation of job opportunities
Day 11 proposals discussed • Maung Nyo (RNPP): Postponed
• Pwint Hsan (USDP): Approved
13.
22/03/11
140 min
Q&A with Minister for Home Affairs Maung Oo • Thein Aung (PSDP): Illegal gambling
• Lwin Oo (USDP): Appointment of Ward and Village-tract administrators
• Aung Kyaw Zan (RNPP): Procedure for appointment of Ward and Village-tract administrators
• Hla Kyaw (SNDP): Amnesty for political prisoners
Q&A with Minister for Immigration and Population Maung Oo • Zaw Ki Ahmad aka Aung Zaw Win (USDP): Granting citizenship to Temporary Identity Card holders in Arakan State
Q&A with Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation Htay Oo • Aung Zin (NDF): Small agricultural loans
Proposal introduced on financial assistance to SME • Soe Win (NDF): Financial assistance to SME
Day 12 proposal discussed • Tin Maung Win (USDP): Approved
14.
23/03/11
340 min
Q&A with Minister for Finance and Revenue Hla Tun • Maung Toe (USDP): Tax revenue
Q&A with Minister for Electric Power-1 Zaw Min • Phon Hsan aka N Htu Phon Hsan (NUP): Hydropower project in Machanbaw Township, Kachin State
Q&A with Minister for Progress of Border Areas and National Races and Development Affairs Thein Nyunt • N Phon Hsan aka N Htu Phon Hsan (NUP): Development assistance to ethnic areas
• Maung Nyo (RNPP): Drinking water in Akyab, Arakan State
Q&A with Rangoon Mayor Aung Thein Lin • Hla Myint (USDP): Road improvement in downtown Rangoon
Q&A with Minister for Education Chan Nyein • Than Sein (USDP): Proposal of national education
Day 13 proposal discussed • Soe Win (NDF): To be reviewed
 
 
Questions
 
#
Date
MP
Party
Question
1.
09/03/11 Aung Tun Tha
RNPP
Arakan State cultural heritage
2.
09/03/11 Aung Zin
NDF Farming issues and land ownership rights
3.
09/03/11 Ye Tun aka Min Tun
SNDP Farming issues and land ownership rights
4.
09/03/11 Aung Thein
Independent
Farming issues and land ownership rights
5.
10/03/11 Khin Maung Win
NDF Permission for publication of the Penal Code
6.
10/03/11 Kyi Myint
NDF Use of sign language in TV broadcast
7.
10/03/11 Maung Tin
SNDP Corruption
8.
10/03/11 Kyaw Ohn
SNDP Salary increase for civil servants
9.
11/03/11 Boe Aung
SNDP Lack of Medical and Economics Universities in Shan State
10.
11/03/11 Boe Aung
SNDP High prices of mobile phones
11.
11/03/11 Nelson aka Hsaung Si
SNDP Publication of existing laws and ordnances
12.
11/03/11 Soe Win
NDF Enactment of military draft law
13.
11/03/11 Nyi Lay aka Kyi Tha
USDP Enactment of Myanmar Industrial Development Act
14.
11/03/11 Ye Tun aka Min Tun
SNDP Restrictions on trade from Mandalay to Shan State
15.
14/03/11 Aung Thein
Independent
Power supply from Myogyi and Kinda dam to Danu Region, Shan State
16.
14/03/11 Aung Thein
Independent
Power supply from Kinda dam to Ywangan, Shan State
17.
14/03/11 Ye Tun
USDP Electricity prices in Arakan State
18.
14/03/11 Paik Lin
CPP Blockage of Kaladan River near Paletwa, Chin State
19.
14/03/11 Aung Sein Tha
RNPP Coastal erosions in Minbya Township, Arakan State
20.
14/03/11 Nelson aka Hsaung Si
SNDP Upcoming National Parliament by-elections
21.
15/03/11 Zaw Tun
SNDP Draft law on teaching ethnic nationality languages
22.
15/03/11 Aung Sein
USDP Maintenance plan for primary schools in Arakan State
23.
15/03/11 Aung Sein
USDP Opening of Arts and Science University in Southern Arakan State
24.
15/03/11 Boe Aung
SNDP Difficulties of Economics students in Northern Shan State
25.
15/03/11 Aung Sein
USDP Construction of technical training school in Arakan State
26.
16/03/11 Aung Thein
Independent Upgrade of an important road in Danu Region, Shan State
27.
16/03/11 Yaw D Dwe
USDP Upgrade of Sumprabum-Putao motor road, Kachin State
28.
16/03/11 Tun Thein aka Tun Tun
USDP Maintenance of Mandalay-Bhamo road
29.
16/03/11 Kyaw Soe Lay
USDP Maintenance and upgrade of Mandalay-Shwebo- Myitkyina highway
30.
16/03/11 Win Khaing
SNDP Freedom to sell crops
31.
21/03/11 Khin Maung Yi aka Khine Maung Yi
NDF International scholarships
32.
21/03/11 Shwe Maung aka Abdu Rawzek
USDP Vocational education opportunities; lack of qualified teachers in Arakan State
33.
21/03/11 Shwe Maung aka Abdu Rawzek
USDP Lack of qualified teachers in Arakan State
34.
21/03/11 Thein Aung
PSDP
Peace and stability in Karen State
35.
22/03/11 Thein Aung
PSDP
Illegal gambling
36.
22/03/11 Lwin Oo
USDP Appointment of Ward and Village-tract administrators
37.
22/03/11 Aung Kyaw Zan
USDP Procedure for appointment of Ward and Village-tract administrators
38.
22/03/11 Hla Kyaw
SNDP Amnesty for political prisoners
39.
22/03/11 Zaw Ki Ahmad aka Aung Zaw Win
USDP Granting citizenship to Temporary Identity Card holders in Arakan State
40.
22/03/11 Aung Zin
NDF Small agricultural loans
41.
23/03/11 Maung Toe
USDP Tax revenue
42.
23/03/11 Phon Hsan aka N Htu Phon Hsan
NUP
Hydropower project in Machanbaw Township, Kachin State
43.
23/03/11 Phon Hsan aka N Htu Phon Hsan
NUP
Development assistance to ethnic areas
44.
23/03/11 Maung Nyo
RNPP
Drinking water in Akyab, Arkan State
45.
23/03/11 Hla Myint
USDP Road improvement in downtown Rangoon
46.
23/03/11 Than Sein
USDP Promotion of national education
 
 
Proposals
 
#
Date
MP
Party
Proposal
Outcome
1.
09/03/11 Pe Than
RNPP
Assistance to disaster-hit areas
Approved
2.
09/03/11 Kyaw Ohn
SNDP
Healthcare schemes for low-income people
Withdrawn
3.
09/03/11 Tun Hsar aka Tun Win
SNDP
Establishment of social organizations
Withdrawn
4.
09/03/11 Ngon Maung
CNP
Rights of ethnic nationalities in administration and management
Withdrawn
5.
10/03/11 Ngon Maung
CNP
Transport in Chin State
Withdrawn
6.
10/03/11 Khin Maung Yi aka Khine Maung Yi NDF Completion of Chin State highway Withdrawn
7.
11/03/11 Ngon Maung
CNP
Restrictions on tourism in Chin State
Withdrawn
8.
11/03/11 Ngon Maung
CNP Upgrade of Haka, Chin State
Withdrawn
9.
11/03/11 Ngon Maung
CNP Road construction in Chin State
Withdrawn
10.
14/03/11 Tun Myint Oo
SNDP
Countrywide census
Approved
11.
14/03/11 Khin Maung Yi aka Khine Maung Yi
NDF
Compulsory education system
Withdrawn
12.
15/03/11 Soe Win
NDF
Review of pension scheme
Withdrawn
13.
15/03/11 Aung Zin
NDF
Storage of crops
Withdrawn
14.
16/03/11 Maung Nyo
RNPP
Uniform electricity prices nationwide
Postponed
15.
16/03/11 Pwint Hsan
USDP
Draft of a Social Security Insurance Law
Approved
16.
21/03/11 Tin Maung Win
USDP
Drafting a bill to promote creation of job opportunities
Approved
17.
22/03/11 Soe Win
NDF Financial assistance to SME
To be reviewed
 
 
Stats
 
Questions by MP
4
Aung Thein
3
Aung Sein
3
Boe Aung
2
Aung Zin
2
Nelson aka Hsaung Si
2
Phon Hsan aka N Htu Phon Hsan
2
Shwe Maung aka Abdu Rawzek
2
Thein Aung
2
Ye Tun aka Min Tun
1
Aung Kyaw Zan
1
Aung Sein Tha
1
Aung Tun Tha
1
Hla Kyaw
1
Hla Myint
1
Khin Maung Win
1
Khin Maung Yi aka Khine Maung Yi
1
Kyaw Ohn
1
Kyaw Soe Lay
1
Kyi Myint
1
Lwin Oo
1
Maung Nyo
1
Maung Tin
1
Maung Toe
1
Nyi Lay aka Kyi
Questions by Party
16
USDP
12
SNDP
6
NDF
4
Independent
3
RNPP
2
NUP
2
PSDP
1
CPP
Questions by Issue
15
Economy
10
Education
6
Infrastructure
4
Administration
4
Environment
3
Human rights
3
Domestic politics
1
Welfare
 
Proposals by MP
5
Ngon Maung
2
Khin Maung Yi aka Khine Maung Yi
2
Soe Win
1
Aung Zin
1
Kyaw Ohn
1
Maung Nyo
1
Pe Than
1
Pwint Hsan
1
Tin Maung Win
1
Tun Hsar aka Tun Win
1
Tun Myint Oo
Proposals by Party
5
CNP
5
NDF
3
SNDP
2
RNPP
2
USDP
Proposals by Issue
5
Economy
4
Infrastructure
4
Welfare
3
Administration
1
Education
 
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