General election to reflect people’s desire: Myanmar president

Yangon, Nov 3 (IANS) The upcoming 2015 general election, scheduled for Sunday, will reflect people’s genuine desire, Myanmar President U Thein Sein said on Tuesday.

In his regular monthly speech to the nation, U Thein Sein said 100 percent efforts are being made to hold the free and fair election in a peaceful manner, Xinhua news agency reported.

He stressed the importance of each and every ballot of the individuals, saying if the strength of every individual can be grouped, it will give rise to a major force.

He urged people to decide for casting their ballots honestly with perseverance and far-sightedness.

He also called on political parties and individuals to honour and accept the election result as a respect to the desire of the people, urging all political leaders to coordinate and jointly explore the solution for emergence of a political event that will be accepted by all political groups in the post-election period.

The voting would be held on November 8.


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