“Myanmar President U Htin Kyaw resigned on March 21, 2018,” a statement says.
PIC: Myanmar President Htin Kyaw was pictured attending a New Year’s ceremony at Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon on January 1 this year. (AFP)
Myanmar’s president and Aung San Suu Kyi’s right-hand man Htin Kyaw stepped down on Wednesday after two years in the position, his office said.
“Myanmar President U Htin Kyaw resigned on March 21, 2018,” a statement on the president’s official Facebook page said, adding that a new leader would be selected “within seven working days”.