The Burmese embassy in Tokyo has extended the timeframe for Burmese nationals in Japan to cast their vote for the 8 November general election.
UEC Chairman Tin Aye has proposed postponing the 8 November election due to recent flooding and landslides across the country.
Burma’s general election will be held on Sunday, 8 November, the Union Election Commission (UEC) said on Wednesday.
Burmese migrant workers in Thailand will be able to cast ballots at the embassy in Bangkok ahead of the general election.
Training is to be offered to political parties so that they can provide information to voters about polling procedures, ahead of the general elections.
International observers will be invited to the general election in Burma, while the Election Commission says advance voting can also be monitored.