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Pyithu Hluttaw held its 8th-day meeting of 17thregular session yesterday, and the Ministry of Union Government Office, the Ministry of Construction and the Ministry of Health and Sports answered the questions of Hluttaw representatives.

Questions to ministries

MP U Kyaw Min from Letpadan constituency asked about illegal cancellation of 163.62acres grazing land in Magyikwin village-tract of his constituency

Deputy Minister for Union Government Office U Tin Myint replied that a private company will return 51.55 acres of grazing land from its 91.55 acres to the Bago Region government for local development programme.Out of the remaining land from the163.62 acres of previous pas-ture, 16.11 acres will be returned for the grazing land.

MP Dr Aung Naing from Thabeikkyin constituency asked about drawing clear lines of demarcation between Ohn Zone village-tract and Chaunggyi village-tract and between his constituency and Singu Township.

Deputy Minister U Tin Myint replied that the land demarcation is a highly controversial issue and it will be solved by the regional level officials by using advanced land surveying tools.

 MP U Khin Maung Latt from Myanaung constituency asked about upgrade of a rural bridge in his constituency. Deputy Minister Dr Kyaw Linn replied that the bridge would  be upgraded into a 60-ft long concrete bridge in 2020-2021FY based on availability of fund from Ayeyawady Region government.

MP U Than Aung from Ngapudaw constituency askedfor renovation of fragile bridge that links Chaungwa Village and Autthaung Village. Deputy Minister Dr Kyaw Linn replied that the upgrade obridge will be carried out after applying budget in the upcoming financial years.

MP U Maung Maung from tigyaing constituency asked when the new 50-bedded hospital will be in augurated and the use of existing old hospital building.

Deputy Minister Dr Myaay Sein replied that the new 50-bedded hospital will be in augurated in 2021-2022FY and the old hospital building will be used for public healthcare facility and outpatient ward.

MP U Peik Ko from Pakokku constituency asked for opening of a rural health centre in Magyipin Village in his constituency.

Deputy Minister Dr Myaay Sein answered that the rural clinic will be established with the approval of Union Government Office, and the Ministry of Planning, Finance and Industry is going through the process.

MP Daw Aye Aye Mu (a)Daw Shar Mee from Kalay constituency asked about connection of inter-village roads at the eastern bank of Myitthar River in her constituency, and Deputy Minister Dr Kyaw Linn answered it.

MP U Nyan Lin from Shwepyitha constituency asked for construction of a track and field facility equipped with sport gear linking with a foot-ball ground in 2020-2021FY;  MP Dr A Zin Latt from Shwebo constituency asked about enforcement on systematic production of hygiene drinking water; MP U Zaw Min Thein from Laymyethna constituency asked about the current status of the Multi Sectoral National Plan of Action on Nutrition (MS-NPAN).

Deputy Minister Dr Myaay Sein replied the questions.

Petroleum Testing, Drillingand Processing Bill

Pyithu Hluttaw approved the Petroleum Testing, Drillingand Processing Bill submitted by the Electricity and Energy Development Committee.

Motion to form health aware-ness campaign teams

MP Dr Aye Min fromKhayan constituency tabled amotion to form health awareness campaign teams comprised withthe private general practitioners, health experts and some enthusiasts as a move to promote public healthcare.

The motion was discussed by the five Hluttaw representatives.

Deputy Minister Dr MyaLay Sein explained the activities of her ministry in public healthcare sector in various means including social media platforms, and suggested to put the motion on record.

The Hluttaw unanimously decided to hold it for record.

The 9th -day meeting of Pyithu Hluttaw will convene on 6 August.

Reference: GNLM

5 August 2020