Committee, subcommittes established for Union Peace Conference (21st Century Panglong Conference) preparation

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Nay Pyi Taw, May 31

A Preparatory committee and subcommittees for the holding of the Union Peace Conference (21st Century Panglong Conference) were formed yesterday with the release of Notification26/2016 dated 31-5-2016 by the President’s Office.

The Preparatory Committee was formed with Chief Negotiator Dr Tin Myo Win as chairman, Union Minister for the Office of State Counsellor U Kyaw Tint Swe as vice chairman, Myanmar Peace Centre’s special adviser U Hla Maung Shwe as secretary and 13 members. 

The preparatory committee is tasked with making preparations for the involvement of all stakeholders in the Union Peace Conference (21st Century Panglong Conference) and the successful holding of the conference. Subcommittee 1 is tasked with holding talks with signatories to the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement-NCA and will be led by Lt-Gen Yar Pyae as chairman, Padoh Saw Kwe Htoo Win as vice-chairman, Dr Salai Lian Hmung Sakhong as secretary 1 and Dr Min Zaw Oo as secretary 2.

Subcommittee 2 is tasked with holding talks with NCA non-signatories was was formed with Dr Tin Myo Win as chairman, U Hla Maung Shwe as secretary and seven members.