Myanmar Presidential Power Transfer Proceeds Smoothly

On March 30, an historic transfer of presidential power took place in the Myanmar capital, Naypyidaw. Htin Kyaw, a close aide to democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi, was sworn in as Myanmar's president.

2016-03-30
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The first civilian president of the former Burma will act as a proxy for NLD party leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who will serve in multiple capacities, including as foreign minister, in carrying the hopes and tackling the multiple complex challenges of a nation emerging from military rule. Photos: RFA Myanmar service

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