Chairman of State Administration Council Prime Minister Senior General Min Aung Hlaing Attends and Delivers a Speech at Financial Commission Meeting (1/2023)

Ministry of Defense/ Naypyitaw / March 24, 2023

The Financial Commission Meeting (1/2023) was held at the meeting hall of State Administration Council Chairman’s Office in Nay Pyi Taw on 21 March. The Chairman of the Financial Commission Chairman of the State Administration Council (SAC) Prime Minister Senior General Min Aung Hlaing attended the meeting and delivered a speech as follows:

· Today’s meeting was to discuss and approve “the Union budget for 2023-2024 financial year” and “the Union budget bill”.

· Especially, relevant ministries need to spend the fund on prioritized sectors and regions to implement four economic objectives.

· Regarding the expense for debts, the government prioritizes the budget for paying back the foreign loans and interests on time as a responsible country.

· Moreover, the government allows expenditures for education, health and social protection for the development of human resources which are essential for the State, as well as, the sports, religious affairs and cultural expenditures.

· As the government is conducting transparent management of the people’s fund under the law, orders and directives are released on spending of expenditures to be in line with financial rules, procedures, tender rules and disciplines, and accepting auditing.

Then, the Vice-Chairman of the Financial Commission the Vice-Chairman of the SAC Deputy Prime Minister Vice-Senior General Soe Win discussed at the meeting that the finance provided by the Union was yearly allotted to regions and states in a correct ratio in line with the mid-year financial framework and six socioeconomic indexes.

Commission Secretary Deputy Prime Minister and Union Minister for Planning and Fi­nance U Win Shein reported on the Union budget for 2023-24 FY and the Union Budget Bill. Then, the Auditor-General of the Union also clarified findings in auditing the budget in 2022-23 FY, reviews and requirements to follow the financial rules and regulations.

Afterwards, the Chairman of the Financial Commission Chairman of the SAC Prime Minister delivered a concluding remark as follows:

· It will be submitted to the SAC via the Union government for enacting the Union Budget Law for 2023-24 FY along with an endorsement from the financial commission.

· The respective ministries are urged to strive for the State to receive revenues fully in accord with the existing laws, and they also need to try to increase the incomes of State-owned economic organizations that are not payable taxes.

· All the departments and organizations are urged to cooperate and work hard as a national duty for prosperity of the State and food security for ensuring the domestic manufacturing development, becoming the exporter country from the importer, ensuring local oil sufficiency, creating job opportunities for the people and increasing per-capital income.

· In the past, the low domestic manufacturing and insufficient domestic consumption have caused import reliance and trade deficits.

· Currently, the government encourages manufacturing at home and tries to resume the operation of halted State-owned industries.

· The government has increased the expenditure for generating electricity which plays a key role in the develop­ment undertakings of the State.

Also present at the meeting were Vice-Chairman of the commission SAC Vice-Chairman Deputy Prime Minister Vice-Senior General Soe Win, Com-mission secretary Deputy Prime Minister and Union Minister for Planning and Finance, Union Minister for Legal Affairs, Auditor-General of the Union, chairman of Nay Pyi Taw Council and deputy ministers together with chief ministers of regions and states through video conferencing.

Source: Myawady Daily Newspaper (22-3-2023)



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MoH Union Minister holds coordination meeting on RDT use for international flight passengers, inspects preparations at Yangon International Airport

Ministry of Information/ Naypyitaw / April 29, 2022

UNION Minister for Health Prof Dr Thet Khaing Win presided over a coordination meeting on plans to change into an RDT system for international flights on 27 April.

During the meeting, the Union minister said the infection rate of COVID-19 has declined in most regional countries, including Myanmar. Specific activities are also prioritized systematically to ease COVID-19 rules and regulations as the COVID-19 vaccine coverage becomes high.

The government also arranged to ensure the reopening of international flights and systematic COVID-19 health rules for the tourist and Myanmar citizen arrivals to develop the country’s global tourism industry.

He also talked about the declining positive cases among the passengers in commercial flights and relief flights, challenges in the resumption of commercial aviation, and the COVID19 Antigen Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) to save time and money for flight passengers.

Then, meeting attendees discussed proper services for passengers, plans to change into RDT (draft) and current challenges during the resumption of international flights, visas, health insurance, collection of Myanmar kyats for RDT test, preparations to avoid mass gatherings in RDT test section at the airport, taking swab samples, quality RDT test kits and other matters.

The Union minister instructed necessary things and concluded the meeting.

The Union minister and relevant officials inspected the preparations to conduct COVID-19 tests using RDT on the passengers of regular international flights at Yangon International Airport yesterday.

During the inspection tour, the Union minister instructed officials to systematically collect data from passengers, swab samples, the opening of more swab counters to avoid mass gathers while waiting for their test results, establish an exchange counter, welfare of airport staff and disease control activities when the results show positive.

The Ministry of Health allowed the international flights starting 17-4-2022 as per COVID-19 health rules under the COVID-19 Central Committee on Prevention, Control and Treatment and decided to use RDT at the Yangon International Airport soon to save the cost as the infection rate drops.