Myanmar's National League for Democracy (NLD) has named its candidates to be president, confirming that its leader Aung San Suu Kyi is not a contender.

Myanmar begins presidential selection as Aung San Suu Kyi ruled out

Myanmar's National League for Democracy (NLD) has named its candidates to be president, confirming that its leader Aung San Suu Kyi is not a contender.

Myanmar's National League for Democracy (NLD) has named two candidates, as the country starts the process of selecting a new president.

Myanmar begins presidential selection as Aung San Suu Kyi ruled out

Myanmar's National League for Democracy (NLD) has named two candidates, as the country starts the process of selecting a new president.

Image copyright Reuters  Image caption  Carrie Lam shakes hands with President Xi after swearing an oath of office in Hong Kong  Chinese President Xi Jinping has warned against "impermissible" challenges to Beijing's authority over Hong Kong.Mr Xi was speaking at the swearing-in of the territory's new leader Carrie Lam, as it marks 20 years since its handover to China from Britain.

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Carrie Lam shakes hands with President Xi after swearing an oath of office in Hong Kong Chinese President Xi Jinping has warned against "impermissible" challenges to Beijing's authority over Hong Kong.Mr Xi was speaking at the swearing-in of the territory's new leader Carrie Lam, as it marks 20 years since its handover to China from Britain.

Sean Turnell, Economic Advisor, National League for Democracy (NLD); and Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Macquarie University from The Report: Myanmar 2017

Sean Turnell, Economic Advisor, National League for Democracy (NLD); and Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Macquarie University from The Report: Myanmar 2017

Viewpoint: Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Chairperson, National League for Democracy (NLD), on democracy in Myanmar, from The Report: Myanmar 2016

Viewpoint: Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Chairperson, National League for Democracy (NLD), on democracy in Myanmar, from The Report: Myanmar 2016

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Aung San Suu Kyi, Nobel Prize-winning political activist and General Secretary of Myanmar’s National League for Democracy (NLD), prepare to address journalists outside her residence in Yangon.     UN Photo/Mark Garten

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Aung San Suu Kyi, Nobel Prize-winning political activist and General Secretary of Myanmar’s National League for Democracy (NLD), prepare to address journalists outside her residence in Yangon. UN Photo/Mark Garten

Aung San Suu Kyi's  Greeting National League for Democracy's Press Conference

Aung San Suu Kyi's Greeting National League for Democracy's Press Conference

ON MARCH 30th in Napyidaw Myanmars eerie purpose-built capital Htin Kyaw was sworn in as the countrys first civilian president in more than 50 years. Parliament elected him president just over two weeks ago; in Myanmars hybrid electoral system the people elect parliament and then parliamentarians vote for president. His party Aung San Suu Kyis National League for Democracy (NLD) won commanding majorities in both houses of parliament last November allowing them to elect their chosen candidate…

ON MARCH 30th in Napyidaw Myanmars eerie purpose-built capital Htin Kyaw was sworn in as the countrys first civilian president in more than 50 years. Parliament elected him president just over two weeks ago; in Myanmars hybrid electoral system the people elect parliament and then parliamentarians vote for president. His party Aung San Suu Kyis National League for Democracy (NLD) won commanding majorities in both houses of parliament last November allowing them to elect their chosen candidate…

Myanmar’s National League for Democracy (NLD) party — led by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi — looks set to win a landslide victory in the country’s first openly contested elections in 25 years. | Aung San Suu Kyi's Opposition On Course For Historic Myanmar Election Victory - BuzzFeed News

Aung San Suu Kyi's Party Wins Landslide Victory In Myanmar Elections

Myanmar’s National League for Democracy (NLD) party — led by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi — looks set to win a landslide victory in the country’s first openly contested elections in 25 years. | Aung San Suu Kyi's Opposition On Course For Historic Myanmar Election Victory - BuzzFeed News

Aung San Suu Kyi is a Burmese opposition politician and chairperson of the National League for Democracy (NLD). She is the winner of the 1991 Nobel Prize for Peace.

Aung San Suu Kyi is a Burmese opposition politician and chairperson of the National League for Democracy (NLD). She is the winner of the 1991 Nobel Prize for Peace.

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