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Monday, 22 August 2011

Nay Pyi Taw, August 22 -- The visiting UN Human Right Special Rapporteur Tomas Ojea Quintana met separately with Chief Justice, Chief Attorney, Minister for Labour U Aung Kyi, Minister for Defence Maj-Gen Hla Min and five advisors of the President in Nay Pyi Taw today.

Quintana will also inspect the Hluttaw sessions tomorrow. He is due to meet with Aung San Suu Kyi on 24 August. He is scheduled to give a short press conference at the Yangon international Airport on the day of his return on August 25.

Yangon, August 22 -- The National League for Democracy this evening issued as official statement expressing full agreement with the explanations giving to the party’s Central Executive Committee ( CEC ) by General Secretary Aung San Suu Kyi on her talks with the President of the Union U Thein Sein, which took place at 4 pm on August 19 this year at the latter’s office in Presidential resident in Nay Pyi Taw.

While welcoming Thein Sein-Aung San Suu Kyi talks, the NLD statement said during the talks President and Aung San Suu Kyi had kept aside different views and had tried to find common grounds to cooperate in the interests of the nation and the people.

The NLD statement also said Aung San Suu Kyi was happy and fully satisfied with the talks.

The NLD statement also revealed that Aung San Suu Kyi had attended the National Workshop on Reform for National Economic Development on the morning of August 20 this year and had chatted with some Union ministers.

Nay Pyi Taw, August 22 -- After nearly five months adjournment, the sessions of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw ( Union Parliament ), Pyithu Hluttaw ( House of Representatives ) and Amyotha Hluttaw ( House of Nationalities ) resumed holding their sessions at the respective parliament buildings in Nay Pyi Taw this morning.

In his inaugural speech on the opening of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw, President Thein Sein stressed the importance of forging national unity for peace saying that only when peace reigns in the country further developments of the economy would be achieved.

Thein Sein in his speech threw limelight on the way his government had made efforts to achieve peace with armed forces of ethnic nationalities and with those holding differing political view.

“In the interests of the nation and the entire people, the government will continue to open the door for peace with armed ethnic national organizations, which have not yet accepted the 2008 State Constitution,” declared Thein Sein in his speech.

“Likewise, the government is exerting all its efforts to reduce the tension between the government and the above ground political groups, which have upto now not yet come to the stage of approving the 2008 State Constitution,” the President said.

“Continuing Thein Sein said his government would continue to fulfill its promises earlier given to the previous parliament that it would continue to exert all-out efforts for the emergence of good and clean government, democratic practises, the rights of the people, rule of law and also the reduction of the divide between the rich and the poor,” Thein Sein promised.

Thein Sein also revealed his government desire to take the chairmanship of ASEAN in 2014 adding that Myanmar has fulfilled all necessary requirements for that matter in the international community.

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