Framework for Political Dialogue to be concluded before next Peace Conference

By Mizzima
03 September 2016
Framework for Political Dialogue to be concluded before next Peace Conference
Attendees observe during the Union Peace Conference - 21st century Panglong in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, 31 August 2016. Photo: Hein Htet/EPA

A Framework for Political Dialogue (FPD) is set to be concluded before the second round of the 21st Century Panglong Union Peace Conference, according to a press conference on the third day of the ongoing conference in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday, state media reported.
Retired Lt-Gen Khin Zaw Oo said that the political dialogue framework will be finalized before the next conference where a common ground will be sought for discussions on the agenda items for national-level political dialogue.
Dr SalaiLian Hmung Sakhong said that United Nationalities Federal Council, a coalition of seven ethnic armed organizations who have not signed the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement yet, presented a paper on its policies to the third-day session of the conference.