Burma heading towards political stability and economic prosperity

Burma heading towards political stability and economic prosperity

Yangon : Myanmar | Mar 22, 2012 at 2:39 AM PDT
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Happy Birthday Daw Aung San Suu Kyi: Icon of the non-violent movement in the world

Last week pro democratic leader Aung San Suu Kyi has announced her candidacy for the Kawhmu constituency in Rangoon and her party is competeting for 48 seats. It is first time after 1990 Burma a military ruling country has scheduled parliamentary election , where freedom fighter and pro democratic leader Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi is runnig for one of 48 parliamentary seats who was populist winner in previous election that held in 1990. Military leaders refused to recognize victory of Ms. Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) party. And Burma was entered into dark days of history along with military Cue. With recent development of A South East Asian Country Burma has kept itself in top rank of news and Media as it moving towards political reforms after widely criticized army ruling. Hierarchies of gradual landmarks have happened since 30 March 2011, when ruling military leaders formally handed over the power to the civilianized government led by President Thein Sein. The hand over of power carried both pleasure and surprises equally in international communities. And which is not completed yet and seriously watching and discussing in world politics forums.

As a remarkable and most required task of political reform democratic election is undoubtedly one which is going to be held in 1 April 2012 which will fulfill vacant seats of parliament after appointing by ministers in other seats. Government officials from Rangoon have invited observers from EU and US to track out quality and fairness of upcoming election. Altogether 60 members' representations from ASEAN, the US, the EU, China and North Korea expressed keen interest to monitor the election. A BBC's reporter declared that the invitation to election monitor is another indication how speedily things are shifting in Burma. And seems they are in hurry to be verified from international communities. So that foreign sanction against Burma can be removed. To ease upcoming election, politically accused prisoners are mostly freed unconditionally and the official requested to take active participation in the political process and nation building tasks.

Consequently, recent pace towards political reform of Burma has expectantly brought one of Asia's longest conflicts to the point of end after 60 years of armed resistance. This agreement follows ceasefires with other different ethnic groups. Due to latest progress towards press freedom, allowing of labor union and proposed national reconciliation of NLD and Government supported to be elected Burma as ASEAN Chair for 2014.Therefore, it is fertile situation for international communities to encourage and provide assistance to local organizations to work within country and develop pressure to meet committed reform top to down by government of Burma.

Since changes started, Burma is opening to the outside world. The country was discarded as an isolated that was ruled by military dictatorship and taboo travel destination. Amazingly, it is becoming a new hotspot of globe for tourism. Travelers who wish to visit Rangoon are driving to explore one of Asia's most untouched countries. Now rooms of hotels are filling out and flights reservations are getting increased. Present initiations that undertaken by government shows how peace and political stability supports for economic growth of an entire country. In such as reality, political stability and peace are always key instrumental for a nation's development. Main credit of ongoing changes in Burma goes to civil society organizations, both ethnic and Burmese because they have worked tirelessly and paid sincere attention for last five years to bring changes.

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Dadhi Aryal is based in Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Nepal, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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