Myanmar President calls for constitution reform hinh anh 1Myanmar President U Htin Kyaw (Source: 
Hanoi (VNA) – Myanmar President U Htin Kyaw has called for reform of the constitution and justice for all recognised minorities in the country. 

In his speech marking the 70th anniversary of Myanmar's independence from Britain, U Htin Kyaw urged all people to work collectively to create a suitable constitution and called for respect for human rights and the emergence of a democratic state based on the principles of freedom for all ethnic communities, justice, equality and right of self-determination.

U Htin Kyaw recalled the successful convening of the second meeting of the 21st Century Panglong Peace Conference in May 2017 with agreements reached regarding some basic principles of the federal structure.

He also called for continuously working on areas such as education, health and reform in the economic and foreign investment sectors, focusing on the improvement of the socio-economic status of the people.-VNA