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Myanmar delegation participated in the 147th IPU Assembly and related meetings held in Angola

29 October 2023

Myanmar’s parliamentary delegation led by the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Representative Dr. Win Myat Aye participated in the 147th IPU Assembly and related meetings which were held in Luanda, Angola from 23 to 27 October 2023.

The delegation attended the general debates, governing council sessions, meetings of standing committees and related meetings during the 147th IPU Assembly. In addition, the delegation held bilateral meetings with President of IPU and its officials, and other parliamentary delegations.

On 25th October, Delegation leader Dr. Win Myat Aye addressed at the general debate related to the theme “Parliamentary diplomacy for peace, justice and strong institutions” and mentioned “atrocities and terrorism acts by military junta, defensive works against military junta’s violence by the people and revolutionary forces including the CRPH, efforts not only to restore democracy but also to establish a federal democratic state” and urged parliaments “to express the situation in Myanmar in their parliaments, to urge their respective government to put more pressure on military junta to end their atrocities, and to provide financial and technical assistance to the democratic forces.”

Myanmar’s delegation distributed the handout that includes the situation of violence committed by the military junta, military’s human rights violations faced by the elected lawmakers, calls for actions on Myanmar’s efforts to achieve democracy by International parliamentary community to other delegations and IPU officials.

At the general debate held on 26 October 2023, President of the National Parliament of Timor-Leste Hon. Said that Timor-Leste will keep defending the democratic principles of Myanmar and urged the IPU to adopt a resolution on Myanmar with the solidarity of the people of Myanmar.

The Governing Council adopted the report of the Committee of Human Rights of Parliamentarians that includes the situation of human rights violation on Myanmar’s elected parliamentarians with nine points as decisions including to take actions to end military impunity.  

The Committee Representing Pyidangsu Hluttaw (CRPH) as parliamentary body of Myanmar is increasingly continuing the efforts to put more political and diplomatic pressure on military junta as the revolutionary forces is working to increase military, political and economic pressure on terrorist military junta in order to achieve the spring revolution. 

The Committee Representing Pyidaungsu Hluttaw

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