11:00 AM, 02 February 2021 News Briefing

24 Deputy Union Ministers were dismissed from their duties according to the Office of the Commander-in-Chief on Feb 1.

Nay Pyi Taw Council Chairman and its members were dismissed from their duties according to the Office of the Commander-in-Chief on Feb 1.

The chairman and its members of the Union Civil Service Board were dismissed from their duties according to the Office of the Commander-in-Chief on Feb 1.

The Office of the Commander-in-Chief announced on Feb 1 that 11 new cabinet ministers have been appointed by  Sr. Gen. Min Aung Hlaing.

Sr. Gen. Min Aung Hlaing has appointed the original Chief Justice of the Union and the judges of the Supreme Court of the Union to carry out their duties.

The current Region or state chief justices and judges have been assigned to carry out their duties, according to a statement of the office of the Commander-in-Chief on Feb 1.

Chairman of the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission; Vice-Chairman and members; has appointed its current members to carry out their duties, according to a statement of the office of the Commander-in-Chief on Feb 1.

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has appointed its current members to carry out their original duties, according to a statement from the Office of the Commander-in-Chief on Feb 1.

The U.N. Security Council plans to discuss the situation in Myanmar in a closed meeting on Tuesday, according to media reports. The U.N. called for the release of all those detained, a spokesperson says.

The United States urges the international community to come together in one voice to press the Myanmar military to immediately relinquish the power they have seized, release the activists and officials they have detained, lift all telecommunication restrictions, and refrain from violence against