Overview of the conference (Photo: EPA/VNA)
 

Hanoi (VNA) – Myanmar’s second union peace conference reached agreement for most points of five major sectors in its second working session on May 25.  

Participants agreed on 41 points in politics, economy, society, land and environment, the Union Peace Dialogue Joint Committee (UPDJC) told the press.

In terms of politics, all participants concurred with the view of signing the union agreement, while other sectors also received positive results which will be submitted to the final meeting on May 28.

Myanmar’s second union peace conference or the 21st Century Panglong Peace Conference plans to approve 21 deals which were reached during political negotiations between the government and ethnic armed groups.  

The Nationwide Cease fire Accord (NCA) is scheduled to be signed during the event, which is participated by State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi, Deputy Commander in chief of Myanamr Armed Forces Soe Win and 15 armed groups, including eight signatories to the NCA and seven non-signatories.

The first conference held in late August, 2016, drew the participation of 1,800 representatives, discussing national political dialogue framework to end conflicts between the government’s military and ethnic armed groups in the past seven decades