U T Khun Myat, far right, stands with outgoing Pyithu speaker U Win Myint, State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and U Shwe Mann during a meeting in November 2015. (Photo: AFP)

Hanoi (VNA)
– Chairwoman of the Vietnamese National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on March 23 sent a message of congratulations to U T Khun Myat on his election as Speaker of the House of Representatives (Pyithu Hluttaw) of Myanmar.

U T Khun Myat, who previously served as deputy speaker of the lower house, was elected to the post at a meeting in Nay Pyi Taw on March 22.

The election came after Speaker of the House of Representatives U Win Myint stepped down on March 21 after two years holding the position.-VNA