Yangon Region Parliament: Legal Actions, Law, Development Committee Issues Focused

11 February 2019

Yangon Region Parliament held its regular meeting on Monday.

Dr. Kyaw Zin Oo from Twante Township Constituency-1 enquired about actions against those erecting unpermitted buildings and also against the undisciplined vendors and street hawkers in Twante Township.

Yangon Mayor U Maung Maung Soe answered that Yangon Region Development Committee already issued resignation notice with targeted date to remove the unpermitted buildings and for sales only in designated areas. Also, there will be legal actions against those who do not follow the notice.

U Nay Naing Oo from Twante Township Constituency-2 raised a question on plan to review the Yangon Region Development Law and rearrange the township level development committees outside the Yangon City Development Committee areas. Relating to the Law, the Yangon Mayor replied that drafting process is underway and township level development committees selection process will be carried out when the new Law is enacted.

U Mann Aung Ko Min from Kun Chun Kone Township Constituency-1 raised a question to build a new Kun Chan Kone Township Law Office in a new place. Yangon Region Advocate General Daw Khin Myo Kyi replied that there’s no plan yet.