Navy chief to be Myanmar's new vice president
Nay Pyi Taw, Aug 15 (IANS) Myanmar's parliament Wednesday approved Admiral Nyan Tun, commander-in-chief of the navy, as the new vice president to succeed U Tin Aung Myint Oo, who has resigned for health reasons.
Nyan Tun was nominated by the military parliamentarians group as a candidate for the post of vice president left by U Tin Aung Myint Oo, reported Xinhua.
There are two vice presidents in Myanmar's new civilian government. The other is Sai Mauk Kham, a political leader.
Nyan Tun was commander-in-chief of the navy since 2008.
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