Junta boss Min Aung Hlaing has used unfounded allegations of electoral fraud in the 2020 general election to justify his coup.
Both the NLD and the US State Department say there is no chance that any poll held by the regime will be free and fair.
The Union Solidarity and Development Party will elect new leaders next month ahead of the proposed 2023 election.
The regime’s plan to hold a poll is just a ruse to extend its time in power for as long as possible.
Also this week, official blessing given to lethal pro-regime militias and regime introduces proportional representation to avoid another election loss.
Ambassadors of the two Asian giants met with head of regime’s electoral body to discuss junta’s planned 2023 poll that has been widely rejected in Myanmar.
Electoral laws say any refusal to be inspected could earn punishments ranging from party suspension to disbandment.
There has been little or no news of Than Shwe and his cohorts from the former junta since last year’s coup.
Military loyalist U Thein Soe’s report also disregards the fact that his commission violated the law and the Constitution by annulling the result of the 2020 election.
The regime has vowed to prosecute almost 2.500 people for electoral fraud, despite local and international observers stating that there were no major irregularities.
Critics of PR say that the system will overwhelmingly favor the military and its allied political parties.
The military’s spokesperson said the military would continue its efforts using all means at its disposal until the election dispute was settled.
On this day a year ago, USDP vice chair U Khin Yi organized the first of a series of protests targeting the Union Election Commission for announcing the NLD’s poll win.
Ex-minister U Soe Thane writes that current immigration minister U Khin Yi organized the rallies, including some where thugs attacked pro-democracy supporters.