Arakan State Parliament set to resume Today

Sittwe: The regular session of the Arakan State Parliament is set to resume from 22 February, as announced by the Arakan State Parliament Committee, said U Aung Mra Kyaw, a legislator representing Sittwe, the capital of Arakan.

He said that he has received a letter from the head of the Arakan State Parliament and the parliament will resume from 22 February 2012.

‘The parliamentary body of Arakan State has sent invitation letters to all legislators in the state to join the session on 22 February” he said.

The parliamentary regular session is to be resumed after an emergency session which convened on 30 June.

“The parliament will resume at 10:00 am, we are preparing my presentation to the parliament, but the session will be mostly related to our people affairs,” he said, but not disclose details about his presentation for the parliament.

There are nearly 50 legislators in the Arakan State Parliament, but most are from the government-backed party and the army.