Myanmar military and former ruling party propose constitutional amendments to decentralize government

By SAN YAMIN AUNG , 30 May
Union Solidarity and Development Party members (photo credit: USDP/Facebook)
Union Solidarity and Development Party members (photo credit: USDP/Facebook)
YANGON—Myanmar’s military and the former ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) have jointly proposed four amendments to the 2008 Constitution, including changes to limit the president’s executive power in states and regions. The Union Parliament Speaker T Khun Myat announced to lawmakers on Wednesday that the USDP’s U Maung Thin has put forward a draft bill amending the Constitution and that it was signed by 145 lawmakers including USDP lawmakers and 105 military appointees.
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