National Defence and Security Council of Republic of Union of Myanmar holds meeting 1/2023
NAY PYI TAW January 31
The National Defence and Security Council (NDSC) of the Republic of Union of Myanmar held the meeting 1/2023 at the meeting hall of the State Administration Council Chairman’s Office here this morning.
Present were Pro Tem President U Myint Swe, Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw U Ti Khun Myat, Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in- Chief (Army) Vice-Senior General Soe Win, Union Minister for Defence General Mya Tun Oo, Union Minister for Home Affairs Lt-Gen Soe Htut, Union Minister for Foreign Affairs U Wunna Maung Lwin, Union Minister for Border Affairs Lt-Gen Tun Tun Naung, and SAC Secretary Lt-Gen Aung Lin Dway, SAC Joint Secretary Lt-Gen Ye Win Oo, Union Minister for Legal Affairs Attorney-General Dr Thida Oo, who were special invited participants.
Vice-President U Henry Van Thio asked for a leave of absence from the meeting.
First, Chairman of State Administration Council Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing explained in detail the state of emergency declared all over the country due to vote rigging in 2020 Multiparty General Election, the failure of officials to address the problem, and the attempts to seized State power by force, the implementation of the five point Roadmap, the establishment of Union election Commission, the inspection of voter lists and the findings, actions taken against the persons who were involved in vote rigging, direct and indirect pressures exerted by the NLD chairperson and former President against the UEC, ongoing COVID-19 prevention, treatment and vaccination programs, endeavours for national economic development and perpetual peace, amnesty and the number of amnesties granted, ongoing work for the correctness of the future voter lists, exposure and seizure of drugs, innocent civilians killed or wounded due to the violent attacks and destructive acts of terrorists groups, CRPH and NUG and their subordinate PDF, and attempts to grab state power through insurgency and terrorism.
Senior General’s clarifications were reviewed by NDSC members and specially invited participants.
All the attendees including the Pro Tem President discussed the continued acts of terrorists groups, CRPH and NUG and their subordinate PDF, to kill innocent persons, blow up and destroy public places, intimidate the public with arms, and to grab state power through insurgency and terrorism, which indicate that the situation is not normal yet, despite SAC’s efforts for national peace and stability and allround development. NDSC will issue necessary announcements on 1 February 2023.