Myanmar to convene Union Parliamentary session on Feb 5

Yangon, Jan 12 : Myanmar is set to convene its next Union Parliamentary session on February 5, state-run media reported on Tuesday.

The Union Parliamentary session will be held, following the concurrent convening of the House of Representatives and the House of Nationalities on February 1, reports Xinhua news agency.

The upcoming sessions will elect speakers and deputy speakers for both Houses of the Parliament and will form parliamentary committees while electing President and Vice-Presidents as part of forming the Union Government.

Myanmar held its multi-party general elections on November 8, 2020.

The ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) won the majority of seats in both Houses of the Union Parliament.

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The 2020 multi-party general elections were the third of its kind held under the terms of the country’s 2008 constitution.

The general elections, which are held every five years, choose members of a new parliament that will elect a president and two vice presidents and form a new government.

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