08 Jan '12, 11am

Myanmar's Suu Kyi could get government role: Official

Myanmar's Suu Kyi could get government role: Official

Democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi could be given a job in Myanmar's nominally civilian government if she is elected to parliament in April by-elections, a presidential adviser said on Sunday. -- PHOTO: AP YANGON (AFP) - Democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi could be given a job in Myanmar's nominally civilian government if she is elected to parliament in April by-elections, a presidential adviser said on Sunday. The Nobel laureate, who could be propelled into a parliament still largely composed of the military and ruling army-backed party, would be given a 'suitable' position, Mr Nay Zin Latt told AFP. 'There is also a possibility she will be appointed to the government,' he said, adding it would depend on Ms Suu Kyi's wishes. 'If she's more interested in legislative matters, there can be a suitable duty for her at parliament,' he said. Please enable JavaScript to view the...

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