Myanmar’s parliament has elected Htin Kyaw the primary civilian leader, as the nation ‘s next president after over 50 years of military rule.
The constitution bars from your place Ms Suu Kyi, but has said the nation will be led by her anyhow.
“Success! That is the success of sister Aung San Suu Kyi. The end result when it eventually came was completely as expected, having a landslide victory for the guy, Htin Kyaw of Ms Suu Kyi.
Given the distress that this nation has endured this was another unbelievable momentous occasion.
But if she was loving it, or reflecting on the sacrifices that have been built to get here, no sign was given by Ms Suu Kyi. As she’s done because the election in November, the previous pro-democracy campaigner made no public opinion and prevented the media.
Undoubtedly acting on her directions (likely a preference of what is to come) Htin Kyaw stayed evasive.
The single time I saw the following president in Myanmar was at the end of a cordoned-off hallway, awaiting the coming of Ms Suu Kyi.