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Speaking at a gathering to mark Thingyan, President Htin Kyaw also called for an end to politically-motivated charges against dissidents.
The resignation of six ANP members over the dismissal of three local executives is the latest sign of trouble within the largest ethnic party in parliament.
From now until 20 April, migrant workers in Thailand can return to their home countries visa free if they have the permission of their employers.
Foreign direct investment in Burma during the fiscal year that ended in March totaled $9.4 billion for 217 projects, official data showed on Monday.
It has been eight months since floods wreaked havoc across Burma, but in Magwe Division many farmers are struggling to get back on their feet.