Myanmar Parliament Elects Htin Kyaw President

 Myanmar Parliament Elects Htin Kyaw President

Street in Myanmar. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

BANGKOK (Sputnik) – The Myanmar Parliament has elected university professor Htin Kyaw, an aide to opposition leader and Nobel Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi, the country’s new president.

Htin Kyaw, 69, is the first non-military president of the country since the 1962 military coup.

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