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Myanmar publishes list of military MPs
The Union Election Commission of Myanmar has published 383 name lists of parliament representatives nominated by the military to the three-level parliaments as a follow-up of its announcement on Thursday night for taking part in the first parliamentary sessions set to take place simultaneously at the end of this month.
Directly nominated by the commander-in-chief of the defence services without going through election, 110 military personnel represent in the parliamentary house of representatives (lower house), while 56 represent in the parliamentary house of nationalities (upper house) and 217 in the region or state parliament shared among 14 regions and states.
The 110 military personnel nominated as parliament representatives to the house of representatives include three with the rank of colonel, 59 with the rank of major, 39 with the rank of major officiating, three with the rank of captain and six with the rank of Lt-Cdr.
The three colonels are Htay Naing, Myint Ko Ko and Tint Hsan.
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