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Myanmar Government Plan Includes New Ethnic Affairs Ministry

Myanmar's incoming government has released its plan for a new government, including a new ethnic-affairs ministry for the nation scarred by sectarian tensions and repression of some ethnic groups. New president Htin Kyaw submitted his proposal Thursday, with a parliamentary debate on it scheduled for Friday. The plan includes the ethnic ministry in a wider civil service reform plan aimed at streamlining the bureaucracy left behind by the military government that ruled Myanmar for...

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