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Lawmakers Approve Committee To Discuss Constitutional Change

January 30 2019


The Burmese Parliament has approved a proposal to establish a committee to consider amending the constitution, reports the Myanmar Times.

The proposal was submitted by the ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) party on Tuesday. A total of 397 lawmakers voted for the measure, 17 voted against and three abstained; 187 refused to vote, including all of the military representatives, reported Radio Free Asia.

The NLD argues that the constitution, which was adopted during military...

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