The Union Election Commission co-organized a meeting with the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) yesterday morning to discuss preparations of security measures for the 2020 General Election.
The meeting at the Mingalar Thiri Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw was attended by UEC members, representatives from its State/Region offices, officials from the General Administration Department, officers from Myanmar Police force and responsible persons from the USIP.
U Hla Thein, the Chairman of UEC, said that a successful holding of elections needs participation of relevant stakeholders, including MPF for security measures.
He also discussed the safety of Hluttaw candidates, all individuals in the whole electoral process, equipment, polling stations, ballot papers and other documents.
The UEC Chairman added the needs of security measures in preventing conflicts, announcement of voters lists, campaign period, voting and publishing election results, while the members of administrative bodies and MPF are to know laws, bylaws and instructions for the elections.
He emphasized the importance of the code of conduct for political parties and candidates, police electoral code of conduct which has been practiced since 2015, negotiation committees and prevention of hate speech, false news among people.
Mr Jason Tower, the Country Director of USIP, also made a speech before the meeting was concluded with the documentary photo taken.
FROM : GLOBAL NEW LIGHT