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Myanmar's ruling party wins general elections: election commission

2020-11-14 05:58:00       source:CGTN

November 13, 2020

Myanmar's Union Election Commission (UEC) announced on Friday that the ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) party had won more than enough seats in the November 8 general elections to form a new government.

As of Friday, the NLD party had won 368 seats, securing a majority in parliament, the UEC's figures showed. It needed 322 seats in the bicameral legislature to form the next government.

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Thursday sent his congratulations to Aung San Suu Kyi, chairperson of the ruling NLD party, after their victory, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.

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