Nay Pyi Taw, May 4
President U Win Myint met Union Legal Supporting Group Chairman U Nyan Win at the Presidential Palace in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday morning.
At the meeting, the President mentioned the importance of implementing the rule of law; maintaining the uprightness of the judiciary sector; citizens obtaining equality, justice and freedom according to the law; providing legal support to law breakers, victims and witnesses; informing and educating the public of their individual and basic rights under the existing laws; reducing unnecessary detention at police detention centres and prisons, and eliminating illegal detentions.
The Union Legal Supporting Group is the main implementing organization for the rule of law and maintenance of the uprightness of the judiciary sector.
Coordination with the state/region governments must be ensured to form state/region level legal supporting groups. Such groups must be formed with well-intentioned people, who can do their jobs correctly. In conducting their works, the processes and plans must be drawn up systematically, said the president in the guideline provided to the group.
Next, Group Chairman U Nyan Win and the members explained about the work requirements.
Present at the meeting were President’s Office Deputy Minister U Min Thu, Union Legal Supporting Group members Union Judicial Supervisory Office Director Daw Thi Mar Nwe, Union Attorney-General’s Office’s Department of Prosecution Director U Aung Shan, Ministry of Home Affair’s Bureau of Special Investigation Director U Thein Htay, Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement’s Social Welfare Department Director Daw Le Yin Win, Ministry of Education’s Yangon University Law Department (Head of Department) Professor Dr Khin Mar Yi, Advocate U Kyaw Hoe, Advocate U Kyaw Htay, Ministry of Planning and Finance’s Foreign Economic Relations Department Director U Thet Tin Lin, Advocate U Kyaw Soe Bo, Advocate U Maung Maung Hla Thaung, Advocate Daw Nan Kham Ohn and Secretary Advocate U Khin Zaw.