NAY PYI TAW: Myanmar’s president-elect U Htin Kyaw on Thursday submitted a proposal of forming the new government to the Union parliament, as part of the process in preparation for taking office.
U Htin Kyaw’s proposal plan was forwarded two days after he was elected by the parliament as president of Myanmar for the next five years, Xinhua news agency reported.
The new government will be sworn-in on March 30 and will assume office from April 1.
U Htin Kyaw has proposed the formation of 21 ministries with 18 ministers to be appointed and the proposal will be discussed by parliament on Friday.
The listed ministries are those of foreign affairs, agriculture, transport, culture and religion, natural resources and environment conservation, electric power and energy, labour and immigration, national planning and finance, industry, health, education, construction, social welfare, relief and resettlement, hotels and tourist, commerce, information, ethnic affairs, president’s office, defence, home affairs and border affairs.
Be Part of Quality Journalism
Quality journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce and despite all the hardships we still do it. Our reporters and editors are working overtime in Kashmir and beyond to cover what you care about, break big stories, and expose injustices that can change lives. Today more people are reading Kashmir Observer than ever, but only a handful are paying while advertising revenues are falling fast.