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Myanmar forms committee to implement truce

  • Myanmar has formed a union-level Joint Ceasefire Monitoring Committee (JCMC) in order to implement the Nationwide Ceasefire Accord (NCA) signed by the government and eight ethnic armed groups on October 15, an official report said. The JCMC, led by Lt-General Yar Pyae, was established with 10 representatives each from the government and eight ethnic armed groups as well as six civilian representatives, Xinhua quoted the government's Union Peace Making Work Committee (UPWC) as saying. Source: IANS