Myanmar: President Htin Kyaw resigns

  • The President of Myanmar Htin Kyaw has resigned after serving for two years. A statement was released on a social media platform on Thursday stating that Kyaw will not be able to serve the country as President and a new leader would be selected with seven working days. No reason was provided in the statement for the resignation of Mr. Kyaw but according to media reports, it is due to the growing health concerns of the 71-year-old President.