Myanmar's National League for Democracy (NLD) has named its candidates to be president, confirming that its leader Aung San Suu Kyi is not a contender.

Suu Kyi ruled out as Myanmar president

Myanmar begins presidential selection as Aung San Suu Kyi ruled out - BBC News

Myanmar's National League for Democracy (NLD) has named two candidates, as the country starts the process of selecting a new president.

Suu Kyi ruled out as Myanmar president

Aung San Suu Kyi’s party NLD has nominated Htin Kyaw for the post of Myanmar President today. He is a close confidante of Aung San Suu Kyi and was once Suu Kyi’s driver. Read Htin Kyaw wikipedia details for more information.

Burma    Aung San Suu Kyi, the General Secretary of Burma’s National League for Democracy. From “The First Lady of Freedom,” Jan. 10, 2011, issue (cover story).    Platon, for Time    Source: TIME

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Aung San Suu Kyi: Burmese opposition politician and chairperson of the National League for Democracy (NLD) in Burma.

Aung San Suu Kyi.  FAMOUS AS: Political Leader (Freedom Fighter) of Myanmar  BORN ON: 19 June 1945  BORN IN: Yangon (Rangoon), Burma (Myanmar)  NATIONALITY: Myanmar  WORKS & ACHIEVEMENTS: Leader of the National League for Democracy; Nobel Peace Prize Winner (1991)

Political Leader (Freedom Fighter) of Myanmar Born 19 June 1945 in Yangon (Rangoon), Burma (Myanmar). Leader of the National League for Democracy;

Aung San Suu Kyi is a Burmese politician, diplomat and author and winner of a Nobel Peace Prize. She is the leader of the National League for Democracy. Read more short biographies for kids, visit: http://mocomi.com/learn/culture/famous-people/biography/

Aung San Suu Kyi is a Burmese politician, diplomat and author and winner of a Nobel Peace Prize. She is the leader of the National League for Democracy. Read more short biographies for kids, visit: http://mocomi.com/learn/culture/famous-people/biography/

Aung San Suu Kyi  Chair and Parliamentarian, National League for Democracy, Burma  Age: 67  Residence: Yangon, Burma  Country of Citizenship: Burma  Marital Status: Widowed  Children: 2

Aung San Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi Parliamentarian, National League for Democracy, Burma Age: 67 Residence: Yangon, Burma Country of Citizenship: Burma Marital Status: Widowed Children: 2

Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party won a landslide victory in by-elections. The National League for Democracy (NLD) won at least 40 of the 45 seats that were being contested.

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Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party won a landslide victory in by-elections. The National League for Democracy (NLD) won at least 40 of the 45 seats that were being contested.

Myanmar National League for Democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi May 29 afternoon to leave Burma to Thailand visit.  This is the first time in 24 years, Aung San Suu Kyi abroad.  She will be in Thailand for 4-5 days.  The picture shows the local time on May 30, 2012, Aung San Suu Kyi came to the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand, a Burmese immigrant, waved to the people. - via ifeng.com

Myanmar National League for Democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi May 29 afternoon to leave Burma to Thailand visit. This is the first time in 24 years, Aung San Suu Kyi abroad. She will be in Thailand for 4-5 days. The picture shows the local time on May 30, 2012, Aung San Suu Kyi came to the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand, a Burmese immigrant, waved to the people. - via ifeng.com

Aung San Suu Kyi: Nobel Peace Prize, awarded 1991, accepted 2012. “The only real prison is fear, and the only real freedom is freedom from fear”

Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma’s democracy leader and Nobel Peace laureate.

Aung San Suu Kyi is a Burmese opposition politician and chairperson of the National League for Democracy (NLD). She is the winner of the 1991 Nobel Prize for Peace.

Aung San Suu Kyi is a Burmese politician and chairperson of the National League for Democracy (NLD). She is the winner of the 1991 Nobel Prize for Peace. Aung San Suu Kyi was born in 1945 in Rangoon (now named Yangon). Her father, Aung San, founded.

Burma has invited foreign election observers for the first time to witness polls, officials from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations say. Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is standing for the first time since 1990, when Burma's military leaders refused to recognise her National League for Democracy party's election victory.  Photo by Ye Aung Thu courtesy of the BBC.

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Stability, reform and democracy in Myanmar (Donald K. (Photo: Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi addresses supporters during an electoral campaign rally on the outskirts of Yangon in March (Photo: AAP))

People campaign for <a gi-track='captionPersonalityLinkClicked' href='/galleries/personality/214208' ng-click='$event.stopPropagation()'>Aung San Suu Kyi</a>'s National League for Democracy (NLD) party ahead of the November 8 election, in Loikaw, Kayah state on September 9, 2015. Some 30 million people will have the chance to vote -- many for the first time in their lives -- in the November 8 elections, the only nationwide polls contested by <a gi-track='captionPersonalityLinkClicked'…

People campaign for Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) party ahead of the November 8 election, in Loikaw, Kayah state on September 2015

Myanmar’s National League for Democracy (NLD) party — led by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi — looks set to win a landslide victory in the country’s first openly contested elections in 25 years. | Aung San Suu Kyi's Opposition On Course For Historic Myanmar Election Victory - BuzzFeed News

Aung San Suu Kyi's Party Wins Landslide Victory In Myanmar Elections

Myanmar’s National League for Democracy (NLD) party — led by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi — looks set to win a landslide victory in the country’s first openly contested elections in 25 years.

Supporters of Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy Party decorate the back of a truck for a campaign rally in Rangoon, Burma.  Gemunu Amarasinghe, AP

Supporters of Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy Party decorate the back of a truck for a campaign rally in Rangoon, Burma.

National League for Democracy chairperson, <a gi-track='captionPersonalityLinkClicked' href='/galleries/personality/214208' ng-click='$event.stopPropagation()'>Aung San Suu Kyi</a> delivers a speech during a voter education campaign at the Hsiseng township in Shan State, on September 5, 2015. While her National League for Democracy (NLD) party is expected to triumph at key elections this year, Suu Kyi's pathway to the presidency is blocked by a controversial clause in Myanmar's junta-era…

National League for Democracy chairperson Aung San Suu Kyi delivers a speech during a voter education campaign in Hsiseng, Myanmar Ye Aung Thu, AFP/Getty Images

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