March 2016: Myanmar Elects a New President
Here's a slideshow depicting the major world news events of March 2016.
- Myanmar Elects a New President
- Htin Kyaw, left, newly elected president of Myanmar, walks with National League for Democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, right, at Myanmar's parliament in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. Myanmar's parliament elected Htin Kyaw as Myanmar's new president on March 15, 2016, a watershed moment that ushers the longtime opposition party of Aung San Suu Kyi into government. On Tuesday, March 22, Htin Kyaw proposed an 18-member Cabinet that will include party leader Suu Kyi.
- Photo source: AP Photo/Aung Shine Oo