Htin Kyaw (centre) was sworn in as president along with his vice-presidents
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Myanmar swears in first civilian president in 50 years

Htin Kyaw has been sworn in as Myanmar's new president and become the first elected civilian leader in more than 50 years.

NLD leader Aung San Suu Kyi was also sworn in with various roles - she has said she will rule by proxy after being barred from the presidency.

  • 30 Mar 2016
  • From the section Asia
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