Myo Yan Naung Thein,the Director of BAYDA Institute of Burma which is the very first education institution teaching politics and social science established unofficially under repressive military regime, met with the President of the Federal Republic of Germany on 11 February 2014 at the reception hosted by the president and his wife.
He talked to him about People’s Network for Constitutional Reform (PNCR) which he is the instrumental establishing and what they are doing.
He mentioned what people want about the constitution (2008), No Military in Parliament, No Minister from Military except for the Defense Minister; People want a genuine federal union for that a Genuine National Convention in which all ethnic groups and stakeholders including CSOs can take part is needed; Majority of Myanmar people want the 2008 constitution to be amended in order that they will have the president whom they want and all citizens shall have their right to elect and be elected.
He also asks him to engage more with Myanmar government at the same time to pressure them to do real democratic reform, as real constitutional reform in which people desires are counted and reflected.
Myo Yan Naung Thein welcomes his visit and German engagement with Myanmar.