Spring Revolution Local News – May 15 (Evening)

Summary of News

  • Union Minister of National Unity Government says, although ASEAN’s “Five-Point Consensus” is inadequate, military leaders have so far failed to implement them
  • Malaysia’s Foreign Minister says he can not wait another year for the military council to stagnate
  • Union Minister Dr. Zaw Wai Soe said that school attendance in the controlled territory of Kachin State has increased
  • The National Unity Government will recognize the degrees obtained at the University of Forestry and Environment
Union Minister of National Unity Government says, although ASEAN’s “Five-Point Consensus” is inadequate, military leaders have so far failed to implement them

During an interview on May 13, Foreign Minister Zin Mar Aung said that although ASEAN’s “Five-Point Consensus” is not enough to solve the problem, the military leaders have not yet been able to implement them.”

“Even these basic inadequate points have not yet been fully implemented, so ASEAN need to push this matter forward and there is still more work to be done.” said the Minister.

The ASEAN Five-Point Consensus includes to seek a peaceful solution among all stakeholders; an immediate cessation of violence in Myanmar; to initiate constructive dialogue among all parties; and release all detainees.

Malaysian Foreign Minister hold talks with Foreign Minister of National Unity Government in Washington DC

Washington DC, May 15 (Radio NUG) – Malaysian Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah and the During a press conference in Washington, Malaysian Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah said “We do not want the military council to use humanitarian aid as a weapon and give it only to those who they want to give. The military council should pay more attention to ASEAN proposals and be more transparent.

It has been a year since the ASEAN Consensus was agreed by the military council, and NUG also agreed with these Five-Point Consensus. But with no progress, more people are being killed in Myanmar and more and more people are fleeing. We can not wait another year.”

Union Minister Dr. Zaw Wai Soe said that school attendance in the controlled territory of Kachin State has increased

In an interview in May, Union Minister Dr. Zaw Wai Soe said that the school attendance in the controlled territory in Kachin State’s ethnic areas has increased from two/three thousands to twenty/thirty thousand.

He said “Education continues in the controlled territory, in ethnic areas. In Kachin, they managed their own education. KIO has conducted systematic examinations for the tenth grade students in those areas, and at is how the education situation has changed.”

At present, the National Unity Government is implementing interim education and liaising with ethnic areas.

The National Unity Government will recognize the degrees obtained at the University of Forestry and Environment

On May 15, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation announced that the University of Forestry and Environment will now offer online undergraduate courses regularly and the National Unity Government (NUG) would recognize obtained degrees.

At the same time, NUG will not recognize the degree programs offered by the military council, and will also make a record the students who attended to those programs.

For successful graduates of the NUG-recognized University of Forestry and Environment in the interim education system, if they want to pursue a postgraduate degree abroad, NUG will support it.

#Credit : Radio NUG

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