Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated Myanmar President Htin Kyaw on being elected as the first civilian president after decades and expressed his willingness to work with them to strengthen bilateral relations.
Narendra Modi tweeted, “Congratulations Htin Kyaw on being elected as the President of Myanmar, to enhance the relationship between India and Myanmar, we’ll work together.” PM Modi congratulated Myanmar President Htin Kyaw immediately after his appointment as the First Civilian President of Myanmar. Htin Kyaw had also won Nobel Prize from Myanmar Parliament, and he’s a longtime supporter of Aang San Suu Kyi.
During voting in the Parliament of Myanmar, and out of 652 votes, Htin Kyaw managed to get 360 votes. After completion of a long process of counting, announcements of results, the MPs welcomed him in Parliament with applause.
National League of Democracies majority in parliament ensured a comfortable win for Myanmar President Htin Kyaw
In elections held in last November, Democratic leader Aang San Suu Kyi party National League for Democracy marked a significant victory and got the supremacy in the parliament of Myanmar.
But in the South Asian country’s military is influential and he refused to apply the changes in the Constitution due to with Suu Kyi has withheld to be appointed as the top official in the government.
On his VictoryMyanmar President Htin Kyaw says “This is the compassion and love of the people, this is also the victory of people of the country. It is also the victory of Aang San Suu Kyi”. Although barred Suu Kyi has indicated, she would run the country anyway through the proxy president. She was one of the first Member of Parliament to vote after the result announced Suu Kyi applauded and smiled. Her ‘National League for Democracies’ majority in parliament ensured a comfortable win for the party’s nomination for the resident. His father was legendary wiser and an early member of NLD. The other two candidates who were also running in Tuesday’s elections will now become country’s Joint Vice President.