Legislators from the two main parties, smaller ethnic minority parties, and military-appointed representatives filed into the cavernous parliament for the lower house session and took a joint oath of office. Photo: AFP
Legislators from the two main parties, smaller ethnic minority parties, and military-appointed representatives filed into the cavernous parliament for the lower house session and took a joint oath of office. Photo: AFP

Historic moment: Suu Kyi’s allies form Myanmar’s ruling party after decades of struggle

The new government faces a daunting rebuilding task in one of Southeast Asia’s poorest countries where the economy has been crushed by generations of junta rule

Topic |   Myanmar's democratic transition
Legislators from the two main parties, smaller ethnic minority parties, and military-appointed representatives filed into the cavernous parliament for the lower house session and took a joint oath of office. Photo: AFP
Legislators from the two main parties, smaller ethnic minority parties, and military-appointed representatives filed into the cavernous parliament for the lower house session and took a joint oath of office. Photo: AFP
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