Excerpts from Opening Address Sent by Chairman of State Administration Council Prime Minister Senior General Min Aung Hlaing to the Ceremony to Mark International Women’s Day

The excerpts from the opening address sent by the Chairman of the State Administration Council (SAC) Prime Minister Senior General Min Aung Hlaing to the ceremony to mark International Women’s Day which falls on 8 March 2022 are as follows:

  • According to the theme for International Women’s Day 2022 that is“Gender quality today for a sustainable tomorrow”, we need to recognize the contribution and capability of women who are taking a leading role in the implementation of measures of harmony, risk reduction and response in the climate change in the building the sustainable developed and firm future.
  • It is noticeable that women are of great importance in keeping abreast of men in participating in the efforts and response to risk reduction of climate change at full capacity.
  • It can be seen that the women and natural environment were inserted as a primary work field into the strategic plan in order to emphasize the strengthening of systems, organizational setup, and work procedures in which women shall fully participate with essence so as to harmoniously respond to the management of natural resources, environmental conservation and climate change.
  • The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, which was signed by Myanmar in 1997, states that it shall need to enhance participation of women as much as possible similar to men in all areas so as to have effects for comprehensive development of a country, the prosperity of the whole world and restoration of peace.
  • As part of emphasizing these provisions, our country is implementing the role of women on a wider scale. It can be seen that the government has deeply prioritized the women to have the chance to participate in the political and administrative arenas in addition to the economic and social fields keeping abreast of men.

The women representing more than a half of the population of Myanmar, are an important force in building a Union based on democracy and federalism as well as very valuable human resources for the State. The Prime Minister urged all to  continuously strive for enhancement of the capacity of women and girls so as to   effectively utilize their human resources in all sectors including the harmonization of climate change and lessening the risks.

  • It is noticeable that women are of great importance in keeping abreast of men in participating in the efforts and response to risk reduction of climate change at full capacity.
  • The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, which was signed by Myanmar in 1997, states that it shall need to enhance participation of women as much as possible similar to men in all areas so as to have effects for comprehensive development of a country, the prosperity of the whole world and restoration of peace.
  • The women representing more than a half of the population of Myanmar, are an important force in building a Union based on democracy and federalism as well as very valuable human resources for the State.
engdate: 
Wednesday, March 9, 2022 - 18:45
month: 
March, 2022