September 23, 2017
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Myanmar tasks 23 deputy ministers to reinforce policy implementation

Myanmar President Thein Sein in a meeting with Ministers of Cabinet Sub- Committee / Delivery Unit in Naypyitaw on September 27, 2013. Photo: President's Office

Myanmar government cabinet tasked 23 selected deputy ministers to lead 26 cabinet sub-committees or delivery units to be formed to implement the policies on the ground through cooperation and coordination, said the President's Office Friday without giving the names of the deputy ministers.
 
The move, announced by President U Thein Sein at a cabinet meeting summoned, is a follow-up of the formation of a national reform steering committee, led by the president himself, in August to direct efforts on reform program for the remaining 30 months of the present five-year term of office.

Earlier this month, the government had named four ministers at the President's Office as coordination ministers to undertake the responsibility of coordinating between various ministries and state or region governments.

U Thein Sein has urged the government ministers to complete the prioritized tasks to bring positive results to the people, cooperating closely with local and foreign academicians, private organizations and civil society organizations, listening to the voices and wishes of the people.

He called for reviewing the profitability of government enterprises for improving the administration mechanism, instructing enterprises which have plan for corporatization and privatization to submit their financial plans to the coming financial commission meeting in December.

President U Thein Sein's government took office on March 30, 2011 after a general election in November 2010 and the term of office was to last for five years.

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