Myanmar’s NLD names Suu Kyi confidant as presidential candidate (Video)

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By Timothy Mclaughlin and Hnin Yadana Zaw

Myanmar ‘s National League for Democracy (NLD) has proposed a close friend of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi as its presidential candidate, ending a four-month wait for the identity of the president expected to rule in her name.

The NLD nominated Htin Kyaw, who joined the party just two months ago, as its lower house candidate. Thanks to the party’s crushing parliamentary majority, that makes him near-certain to become titular head of the country’s first democratically elected government...


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