Leader of Myanmar ruling party removed in power struggle: Official

The leader of Myanmar`s ruling party Shwe Mann was removed from his post Thursday after the intervention of the president, an official told AFP on Thursday, in an unfolding party power struggle ahead of elections.

Naypyidaw: The leader of Myanmar`s ruling party Shwe Mann was removed from his post Thursday after the intervention of the president, an official told AFP on Thursday, in an unfolding party power struggle ahead of elections.

"This is just a party leadership affair, there is no reason to worry," Zaw Htay, from the president`s office, told AFP, adding that President Thein Sein had stepped in to remove Shwe Mann.

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. You can find out more by clicking this link

Close