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lower house

Politics one of the two houses of a bicameral legislature: usually the larger and more representative house
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Shwe Mann, the third most powerful general in the country's junta, was voted speaker of the lower house while Khin Aung Myint, the current culture minister, was voted upper house speaker, juntas media said.
According to the agenda 10 of the session, the elected representatives for the Peoples Parliament or Lower House took out the proposal forms from the Master of Ceremony to choose the candidate for the Speaker of the Peoples Parliament (Lower House), filled in the forms and presented them to the chairman of the first regular session.
Thura Shwe Mann won 376 votes while Mahn Maung Maung Nyan obtained 30 votes, and the chairman announced that Thura Shwe Mann was elected as the Speaker of the Lower House (Pyithu Hluttaw).
So, the chairperson of the first session of the Lower House announced that Nanda Kyaw Swar was elected as the Deputy Speaker.
The new speaker of the Lower House Thura U Shwe Mann received the duty and extended a greeting address likely to be a ready-made wording.
The Upper and Lower Houses of the Parliament would discuss the address of President Asif Ali Zardari to the joint session of the Parliament.
The Prime Minister stresses the full financial and administrative independence of the commission in order to give more transparency and impartiality to this new draft law and in order for the government to be held accountable to the Upper and Lower Houses of parliament," Shakhanbeh stated.

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