Aung San Suu Kyi arrives at the Union Parliament in Naypyidaw. Photo: Xinhua

New ‘state counsellor’ role affords Aung San Suu Kyi overarching power but may test relationship with military

The military – which still controls 25 per cent of the country’s parliament seats – had said that the new post violates the country’s constitution.

Topic |   Myanmar's democratic transition

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Aung San Suu Kyi arrives at the Union Parliament in Naypyidaw. Photo: Xinhua
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