Presidential frontrunner Htin Kyaw and NLD leader Aung San Suu Kyi
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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.

Correspondents say one of them, Htin Kyaw, is almost certain to be elected president by the NLD-controlled parliament.

The nominations confirm that NLD leader Aung San Suu Kyi will not be president of the country.

Jonah Fisher reports from parliament.

  • 10 Mar 2016
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