Name of Myanmar’s next President to be known March 17

February 8, 2016 4:51 AM

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Name of Myanmar’s next President to be known March 17

Leader of National League for Democracy party (NLD) Aung San Suu Kyi finishes her renarks in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016. Aung San Suu Kyi, whose pro-democracy party will take over power in Myanmar from a pro-military government in the next few months, has for the first time participated in official talks to bring peace with the country’s fractious ethnic minorities.(AP Photo/Aung Shine Oo)

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar — The names of Myanmar’s next President and two Vice Presidents will be revealed on March 17, an official said Monday, setting a clear timeline for the transition of power from a military-controlled government to democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi’s party.

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