One-fourth of Hluttaw representatives demands to convene special session of second Pyidaungsu Hluttaw

 

The general elections were held in the term of the first Hluttaw on 8 November 2015. As the term of the first Hluttaw did not come to an end after holding the elections, the 13th regular session of the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw was convened from 16-11-2015 to 29-1-2016 and the 13th regular session of the Pyithu Hluttaw and the Amyotha Hluttaw from 16-11-2015 to 28-1-2016 for carrying out remaining tasks at the Hluttaw.

The general elections doing the term of second Hluttaw took place on 8 November 2020. It was found that although term of the second Hluttaw did not conclude after holding the elections, meetings of Hluttaw would not be convened, and arrangements were made to commence the first regular session of the third Pyithu Hluttaw and the Amyotha Hluttaw on 1-2-2021.

A total of 36 Hluttaw representatives from Union Solidarity and Development Party, four Hluttaw representatives from Arakan National Party, one Hluttaw representative from National United Democratic Party, two independent Hluttaw representatives and 160 Defence Services Personnel representatives, totalling 203 who are more than the one-fourth of the total representatives of the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw unitedly submitted their demands in accordance with Section 84 of the Constitution and Section 17 of the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law to the SPEAKER of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw on 11-1-2021 to convene the special session of the second Pyidaungsu Hluttaw not to lose rights of Hluttaw representatives in the remaining term

of the second Hluttaw, to discuss disputes from the recent election at the Hluttaw, to enable the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw to control measures related to election issues not to deteriorate fundamental principles of the Union such as non-disintegration of the Union, non-disintegration of national solidarity and perpetuation of sovereignty.

Tatmadaw Information Team

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