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Burma vows on the first ever President-elect for 50 years
Myanmar's new president was inaugurated, the first civil commander-elect in more than 50 years. Thein Sein was replaced by National League for Democracy (NLD) member Ms. Kyaw, who initiated far-reaching reform during his five-year term of office. While NLD President Aung San Suu Kyi is excluded from the chairmanship, she has said that she will govern on a substitute basis.
Hetin Kyaw, 69, said he would be "faithful" to the Burmese tribe by taking the parliamentary sword in a common parliamentary meeting in the country's capitol, Nay Pyi Taw. The vice-presidents Henry Van Thio and Myint Swe, who were defeated by Htin Kyaw in the upcoming election at the beginning of this months, were swear in, as were the new cabinetters.
It will include Ms Suu Kyi, who will be responsible for external policy, the President's Bureau, training and electricity and energy. Who' s Htin Kyaw? 69-year-old Htin Kyaw is Ms. Suu Kyi's closest associate. He is the son of an NLD founder's sister, Su Su Su Lwin, an acting MP and a celebrity partisan.
A leading member of the Daw Khin Kyi Foundation, which was established in honor of Suu Kyi's deceased mom, he was often seen alongside the NLD guide, who served as her rider from there. Htin Kyaw gave a brief address highlighting the upcoming issues, such as the need for a country-wide cease-fire.
In spite of the restrictions, Ms Suu Kyi, who is still very much loved and celebrity in Myanmar, has sworn to act "above the president. Retiring President Thein Sein, who from 2011 onwards was in a quasi-civilian regime, will be handed over to Htin Kyaw, who will take up his post on 1 April.
Being Thein is said to be the beginning of the Myanmar reforms also known as Burma. Myanmar's reforms have been a rough, irregular ride," Jonah Fisher, BBC News, Nay Pyi Taw said. Five years ago, Myanmar was an urban paria that rusted in the siding. There were penalties, and they were afraid to give their opinion.
Once detained for criticism of the regime, today there is a lively press landscape and an open and open discussion in town. Except for a few, especially the Rohingya minorities, the lives of the Myanmar population have improved, and much of the recognition must be given to the administration of Thein Sein.