NAY PYI TAW, Jan. 29 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar's Union Parliament agreed on Tuesday over a motion calling for making amendment to the 2008 state constitution, parliament sources said.
The proposal, submitted by U Aung Kyi Nyunt, parliament representative to the House of Nationalities (Upper House) from Magway region constituency, called for establishing a joint committee with parliament members for implementation of the constitutional amendment as early as possible.
The proposal was agreed for discussion by a majority of votes.
Myanmar's parliament, made up of two Houses, resumed its 11th session in Nay Pyi Taw on Jan. 21.
A total of 33 bills are under deliberation with six in the Union Parliament, 19 in the House of Representatives and eight in the House of Nationalities.
The current parliament was formed through the general election in November 2015 and is dominated by the election-winning National League for Democracy party.